HEKKTA’s Property Portal – Hong Kong

HEKKTA go east this week to have a look at what is going on in Hong Kong property, as well a handy summary of the news from the rest of the world. _____________________________________________________________________________ A vast arts complex in Hong Kong has been created out of the city's former main police station, central magistracy, and prison, established by [...]

HEKKTA’s Property Portal – Hong Kong 2018-12-11T09:55:30+00:00

HEKKTA’s Property Portal – Sagrada Familia

Brexit continues to scupper the UK housing market, as the world-famous Sagrada Familia is hit with a hefty fine in this week's new round-up of all things property & architecture. _____________________________________________________ It has emerged that the world-famous Gaudí-designed Sagrada Familia in Barcelona has been building without a permit for 136 years, and is now required [...]

HEKKTA’s Property Portal – Sagrada Familia 2018-10-29T12:16:55+00:00

HEKKTA’s Property Portal – Brentford Regeneration

In a slightly quiet week in the world of property & architecture, we take a look at the new regeneration plans for the Greater London area of Brentford, and we also look into Brexit's toll on the property market. ________________________________________________________________________ As London expands outwards, more and more periphery areas are undergoing regenerations, and Brentford appears [...]

HEKKTA’s Property Portal – Brentford Regeneration 2018-10-22T11:18:37+00:00

HEKKTA’s Property Portal – Global Architecture

New property & architecture projects are springing up all over the world, so in this week's property portal we'll top up your global architecture knowledge, bringing you all the latest developments from concert halls to airports around the world. There have been four winning designs for London's new Old Street station. Dar Group, EPR Architects, [...]

HEKKTA’s Property Portal – Global Architecture 2018-03-26T10:54:56+00:00

HEKKTA’s Property Portal – The Rise of The Skyscraper

The rising trend of the skyscraper in cities shows no sign of slowing down, so we bring you up to date with all the biggest projects underway and those nearing completion. The architecture world was also shocked this week by the sexual harrassment claims made towards Richard Meier. Read about all of it here in [...]

HEKKTA’s Property Portal – The Rise of The Skyscraper 2018-03-20T13:25:35+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

HEKKTA’s Property Portal – London

Skidmore, Owings & Merrill have revealed their plans for a cheesegrater lookalike building, just next door. It will be at 100 Leadenhall Street standing at 263 metres, which is 38 metres higher than it's neighbour. It will be largely offices and shopping space and SOM have said they will learn from others mistakes so that [...]

HEKKTA’s Property Portal – London 2017-12-28T11:10:22+00:00

Architecture & The Olympics

So many brilliant sporting moments have occurred at the Olympics. Usain Bolt's triple triple at the Rio Olympics last year, the Super Saturday at London 2012 and Jesse Owens' incredible stand against racism with his four gold medals at the 1936 Berlin Olympics. But all these amazing moments were made more powerful by the venue [...]

Architecture & The Olympics 2017-12-28T11:10:25+00:00

HEKKTA’s Property Portal – Stadiums

The year ahead seems all very uncertain at the moment, but one thing you can count on is HEKKTA's weekly dose and property and architecture news! This week we shall focus on the stadiums that are being planned around the world at the moment, as well as all the latest news in property and architecure. [...]

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