HEKKTA’s Property Portal – Manhattan Flood Defences

HEKKTA's Property Portal is back with all the relevant news stories concerning architecture & property, and the big headline this week is the announcement that the BIG-designed Manhattan flood defences have got underway, which will be the city's first proper barrier to rising sea levels and flooding. ____________________________________________________________________________ The first phase of the huge flood [...]

HEKKTA’s Property Portal – Manhattan Flood Defences 2018-07-24T07:09:02+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 – 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

Hyperloop Set To Revolutionise Freight Transport

Foster + Partners, in association with DP World and Virgin Hyperloop One, have unveiled their vision for the future of freight transport. Using the new hyperloop technology, they will incorporate the high-speed autonomous vehicles into ports across the world, enabling the shipping of goods to travel at the speed of flight for the cost of [...]

Hyperloop Set To Revolutionise Freight Transport 2018-05-10T11:29:28+00:00

HEKKTA’s Property Portal – Hotels

It's been a busy week in the world of property & architecture, and an especially busy week for hotels with many new, quirky projects in construction around the globe. So HEKKTA has a closer look into new hospitality projects in the pipeline, aswell as rounding up all the biggest headlines. Engineering firm WSP's new in-house [...]

HEKKTA’s Property Portal – Hotels 2018-05-07T10:42:48+00:00

HEKKTA’s Property Portal – Skyscraper Projects

A series of new skyscraper projects have been announced this week by some big architecture firms around the globe, aswell as some landmark developments nearing completion. There are also a flurry of huge development schemes set for construction around the UK. Architecture firm Adrian Smith + Gordon Gill have announced their plans to build Chicago's second [...]

HEKKTA’s Property Portal – Skyscraper Projects 2018-04-30T12:15:31+00:00

HEKKTA’s Property Portal – Robots!

In this week's property portal we look at how robots and digital construction is proving it's place in architecture and design, as well as rounding up all of the most important news stories from around the globe. Robots could well be the future of timber construction as researchers at ETH Zurich have pioneered a new [...]

HEKKTA’s Property Portal – Robots! 2018-04-23T08:21:58+00:00

HEKKTA’s Property Portal – Conversions

Two of London's landmark buildings, which underwent conversions, have been finished this week so we take a look at how architects have given the buildings a new lease of life. In other headlines, the British government probes deeper into Russian money laundering through UK property. Conran and Partners have restored and converted Richard Seifert's celebrated Centre [...]

HEKKTA’s Property Portal – Conversions 2018-04-03T11:51:10+00:00

HEKKTA’s Property Portal – Women In Architecture

To mark International Women's Day, HEKKTA thought we'd centre this week's property portal around women in property & architecture. In the midst of the gender pay gap scandal right at the top of the craft and also all the Hollywood unearthing, now is a more important time than ever to focus on equality and respect [...]

HEKKTA’s Property Portal – Women In Architecture 2018-03-08T13:45:51+00:00

Gothenburg Cable Car

The Swedish town of Gothenburg are set to get a new three kilometre cable car stretching across the city. Intelligent design and smart thinking have allowed it to work in harmony with it's environment, rather than affecting it. Designed by Dutch firm UNStudio, the cable car has had a lot of thought go into and it's [...]

Gothenburg Cable Car 2018-02-21T10:01:51+00:00