HEKKTA’s Property Portal – New York Hudson Yards Protest

Fill yourself in after the Bank Holiday weekend with all the latest news concerning property & architecture with HEKKTA's tidy bulletin. ________________________________________________________________________________ A huge protest was held on Park Avenue in New York by unionised construction workers after it was revealed that Related Companies will be using non-union workers for the next phase of the [...]

HEKKTA’s Property Portal – New York Hudson Yards Protest 2018-08-28T12:57:26+00:00

HEKKTA’s Property Portal – Genoa Bridge Collapse

Property & architecture headlines this week were dominated by the bridge collapse in the Italian city of Genoa, which claimed 43 lives and has triggered a whole investigation into the safety of other bridges in the country. Other news stories include New Zealand's ban on foreign property ownership and an increasing situation in the Hong [...]

HEKKTA’s Property Portal – Genoa Bridge Collapse 2018-08-20T07:29:30+00:00

Are Carrots The Answer To The Concrete Conundrum?

New research has discovered that combining nano platelets, taken from waste vegetables, with cement can actually create far stronger concrete - even stronger than graphene. Not only can it achieve stronger material, but it is a far cheaper method and is also vastly better for the environment. So could carrots really be the answer? Researchers [...]

Are Carrots The Answer To The Concrete Conundrum? 2018-08-17T13:28:13+00:00

HEKKTA’s Property Portal – Chinese Property

HEKKTA takes a closer look at what's happening in the Chinese property market, aswell as bringing you all the latest property & architecture news stories from around the world. ____________________________________________________________________________ A set of twin skyscrapers have been completed in Chinese city of Zhengzhou. Architecture firm Gerkan, Marg and Partners designed the buildings, with the 284-metre [...]

HEKKTA’s Property Portal – Chinese Property 2018-08-06T09:04:42+00:00

HEKKTA’s Property Portal – WAF World Building of The Year

This week a few of the big stories in property & architecture include a huge development plan for East London's Royal Docks getting the green light to go ahead and also the shortlist for the WAF World Building of The Year 2018 being announced. ____________________________________________________________________________ The World Architecture Festival's (WAF) World Building of The Year [...]

HEKKTA’s Property Portal – WAF World Building of The Year 2018-07-02T07:56:25+00:00

HEKKTA’s Property Portal – Three World Trade Center

In our weekly property portal, we summarise all the latest stories and news headlines in the world of property & architecture. This week, construction was completed on the new Three World Trade Center in Manhattan, and we also remembered Grenfell a year on from the tradegy that saw 72 people lose their lives. ____________________________________________________________________________ Construction [...]

HEKKTA’s Property Portal – Three World Trade Center 2018-06-18T07:40:35+00:00

HEKKTA’s Property Portal – Heathrow

Government approval of Heathrow's third runway is the big news to hit the headlines this week, aswell as bumps in the road for the Battersea Power Station development. Read on to get right up to date with all the latest in the world of property & architecture. The long debate over London's airport problem has [...]

HEKKTA’s Property Portal – Heathrow 2018-06-13T10:04:19+00:00

HEKKTA’s Property Portal – Venice Architecture Biennale

The Venice Architecture Biennale kicked off this week, so we take a look at the highlights so far - aswell as bringing you the latest news in the world of property & architecture. ______________________________________________________________ Patrik Schumacher has launched an attack on the curators of the national pavilions at this year's Venice Architecture Biennale, which he claims [...]

HEKKTA’s Property Portal – Venice Architecture Biennale 2018-06-04T07:26:21+00:00

HEKKTA’s Property Portal – Travel

HEKKTA investigates some big announcements concerning travel and transport, and how that will affect property in the UK. We also bring you the latest news stories in property & architecture, from the Venice Architecture Biennale to the predicted drone boom. ________________________________________________________________________________ A joint venture between France’s Keolis and Spanish-owned Amey has won the franchise to [...]

HEKKTA’s Property Portal – Travel 2018-05-29T10:15:55+00:00

HEKKTA’s Property Portal – Will Alsop

Architect Will Alsop has passed away this week at the age of 70, and architects from all over the world are paying their respects to the man and paying trubite to his creativity and expression. Sadiq Khan has also pledged to build 10,000 more council homes, whilst May agrees to pay for the removal of [...]

HEKKTA’s Property Portal – Will Alsop 2018-05-21T07:40:41+00:00