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 – Kengo Kuma

This week Kengo Kuma & Associates dominate the architecture headlines, unveiling two big projects in the pipeline. Other architecture giants such as Heatherwick Studios have joined them in the papers, announcing new projects in a busy week for property & architecture. Kengo Kuma has unveiled his design for a truly stunning aquatics centre in Copenhagen [...]

HEKKTA’s Property Portal – Kengo Kuma 2018-04-16T09:27:08+00:00

The Making of Wes Anderson’s New Film Isle of Dogs

Shot in Three Mills Studios in East London, Wes Anderson's new film Isle of Dogs brings metabolist architecture to the big screen, showcasing the works of Kengo Tanze in a furry dystopian future. HEKKTA got a little excited when we heard there was a new old-school animation film hitting the big screen, and even more [...]

The Making of Wes Anderson’s New Film Isle of Dogs 2018-04-01T10:51:56+00:00

2018 World Cup Kits

The 2018 Football World Cup in Russia is nearly upon us. The first reminder that the tournament is just around the corner is the unveiling of each team's kits and we must say, at first glance, there are some absolute storming strips this year. As football fans around the world are gearing up for another [...]

2018 World Cup Kits 2018-03-29T07:20:38+00:00

HEKKTA’s Natwest Six Nations Tournament Review

After one of the most unpredictable Six Nations in recent years, HEKKTA are going to sum up what we learned from each team over the course of the tournament. It has really shaken up the European rugby scene from how it looked just a few months ago. So we analyse the winners, the losers and [...]

HEKKTA’s Natwest Six Nations Tournament Review 2018-03-19T14:02:12+00:00

HEKKTA’s Property Portal – London

There is a lot of activity buzzing around the capital this week, so we take a look at why London is dominating the headlines and also give you a quick update on all other news stories concerning property & architecture. Zaha Hadid Architects have proposed a plan to pedestrianise London to make a walking between [...]

HEKKTA’s Property Portal – London 2018-02-26T09:10:59+00:00

Blachford Turns Reality Into Fantasy In Nihon Noir

Ever wondered what the world could look like in a hundred years? Well Australian photographer Tom Blachford has made that much easier using clever photography to create futuristic looking imagery of Tokyo's metabolist buildings that fool the observer in his latest project Nihon Noir. This is the second time we've come across a brilliant piece [...]

Blachford Turns Reality Into Fantasy In Nihon Noir 2018-02-06T12:17:24+00:00

HEKKTA’s Property Portal – Architecture in Asia

As the wider economy of Asia continues to thrive, HEKKTA has noticed increasing numbers of property developments arising across the continent. We take a look at the trends in design and the exciting emerging architecture as well as a trusty round up of all the latest news stories in property and architecture. Architecture giant MAD [...]

HEKKTA’s Property Portal – Architecture in Asia 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

Nara Dreamland Captured by Photographer Romain Veillon

Photographer Romain Veillon has captured Nara Dreamland, an abandoned theme park in Japan, in these eerie pictures of the once popular destination. His photos highlight how nature has taken over the park with weeds growing through the concrete and huge bushes engulfing the large rollercoasters. Veillon managed to get these extraordinary pictures before the park [...]

Nara Dreamland Captured by Photographer Romain Veillon 2017-12-28T11:10:25+00:00