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

We Had Boris Bikes – Now Boris Wants A Bridge!

Boris has revealed that he wants to build a bridge between Britain and France. The irony is quite staggering - building physical bridges while burning down political ones. But is this realistic? Could the wonders of the Channel Tunnel become obsolete? The bridge, if built, would have to cover the length of the 22-mile crossing [...]

We Had Boris Bikes – Now Boris Wants A Bridge! 2018-01-30T14:22:51+00:00

Flying Taxis? Welcome To UberAIR

Last week's news that Uber were planning to launch UberAIR, a service that will take passengers to their destination by special aircrafts has gotten us rather excited here at HEKKTA. And the best part? They plan to begin tests in LA in just 3 years time. Fantasy is quickly becoming reality... Many thought that the [...]

Flying Taxis? Welcome To UberAIR 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 – Architecture in Hollywood

Architecture is all over Hollywood this week! A movie about famous architect Mies van der Rohe starring Jeff Bridges and Maggie Gyllenhaal has been announced as well as the launch of the new Netflix design documentary series. A trend we would like to see continue! We also bring you the latest on all the property [...]

HEKKTA’s Property Portal – Architecture in Hollywood 2017-12-28T11:10:25+00:00

A Smog Eating Skyscraper by Arconic

Arconic, a materials science company, have released plans for a 3 mile high skyscraper, which eats smog. As unfeasible as this sounds, the technology has either already been made or is close to being finished. If completed, this really would be a massive step forward in environmental-conscious design and we are very excited about it. [...]

A Smog Eating Skyscraper by Arconic 2017-12-28T11:10:29+00:00

HEKKTA’s Property Portal – Manchester

It's a little town in the North called Manchester that is grabbing the property headlines, so we focus in on what activity is going on in the football mad city that's given the Manchester property market such a "feel good" factor. We also do our trusty round-up of property and architecture news from around the [...]

HEKKTA’s Property Portal – Manchester 2017-12-28T11:10:29+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

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