HEKKTA’s Property Portal – Pyeongchang Winter Olympics 2018

The Winter Olympics are back and this year they are being hosted by South Korea in Pyeongchang so we thought we'd get involved by seeing what architecture and design is on show at the sporting spectacle. We also give our trusty round up of all the latest news headlines in the world of property and [...]

HEKKTA’s Property Portal – Pyeongchang Winter Olympics 2018 2018-02-12T10:05:02+00:00

HEKKTA’s Property Portal – Carillion Collapse

The news surrounding the property world right now is the collapse of Carillion. The construction giant's financial troubles eventually overwhelmed it - we look into how this happened and what it will mean for the property market. We also sum up all the exciting headlines elsewhere in property news. A mounting £1.5bn debt has forced [...]

HEKKTA’s Property Portal – Carillion Collapse 2018-01-26T11:03:46+00:00

Cranes In The Sky

Skyscraper construction in the Square Mile is booming and as more cranes continuously pop up along the London skyline, we take a look at what our city is set to look like in 2026. Despite all of the Brexageddon talk that London's economy would suffer blows, London's skyline continues to rise. The Square Mile is [...]

Cranes In The Sky 2018-01-09T16:05:12+00:00

HEKKTA’s Property Portal – Roll On The New Year

HEKKTA looks ahead to the New Year and what exciting property and architecture 2018 is set to gift us with a little reflection on the year just gone aswell. Nationwide stated that house price growth slowed over 2017. Have a look at Dezeen's top 10 conceptual skyscrapers of 2017. (featured image - Stefano Boeri's vertical forests) [...]

HEKKTA’s Property Portal – Roll On The New Year 2018-01-09T11:07:57+00:00

HEKKTA’s Property Portal – The Arts

We take a look at how houses of the arts can be hosted by some of the best architecture and design around and why the two work so harmoniously well together - as well as the good, the bad and the ugly in all things property and architecture. Mexico City-based Rojkind Arquitectos have built a [...]

HEKKTA’s Property Portal – The Arts 2017-12-28T17:56:34+00:00

Hastings Pier – Stirling Prize Winner 2017

London-based architects dRMM have rebuilt and reimagined the Hastings pier, which burnt down in 2010, by salvaging parts of the pier from the fire and working them into a new sleek design. Their work has seen them awarded the prestigious RIBA Stirling Prize for architecture. When the pier burnt down in 2010, it really hit [...]

Hastings Pier – Stirling Prize Winner 2017 2017-12-28T11:10:22+00:00

HEKKTA’s Property Portal – Green Architecture

Are architects and designers doing enough to ensure our properties are green? We take a look at what projects are developing which seek to enhance our architecture's sustainability, aswell as a quick round-up of the biggest headlines in property and architecture from the past week. Italian architect Stefano Boeri reveals his plans to build a [...]

HEKKTA’s Property Portal – Green Architecture 2017-12-28T11:10:24+00:00

HEKKTA’s Property Portal – South America

In this week's property portal, we're taking a closer look at South America and what activity is going on as well as a round up of all the news in property and architecture. A red pigmented concrete museum building has replaced another museum that was destroyed by an earthquake in Peru. The Museo de Sitio [...]

HEKKTA’s Property Portal – South America 2017-12-28T11:10:24+00:00

HEKKTA’s Property Portal – Shanghai

With Chinese property experiencing a bit of a boom as of late, we take a closer look at what activity is occurring in the property world in one of China's biggest cities, Shanghai. We also have searched around the property and architecture world to bring you up to date with all the biggest news headlines. [...]

HEKKTA’s Property Portal – Shanghai 2017-12-28T11:10:28+00:00

HEKKTA’s Property Portal – JFK Airport

Do not fear, your Property Portal is here! This week we respond to the news that JFK International Airport is due to have a $10 billion revamp (a much needed one) to improve the transport and efficiency of the terminals. Of course we also wrap up the biggest headlines to hit property & architecture in [...]

HEKKTA’s Property Portal – JFK Airport 2017-12-28T11:10:30+00:00