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 – 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

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 – 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

Bus Stop Photography

After just returning from a trip to Birmingham, we were delighted to see this collection of bus stop shots by native photographer Stephen Calcutt, but in a slightly different style. Calcutt perfectly captures the essence of bus stops, that we all know so well, by using the scratched and vandalised windows as his lens. Calcutt's [...]

Bus Stop Photography 2017-12-28T11:10:25+00:00

HEKKTA’s Property Portal – Greenwich Peninsula

A massive £1bn development in Greenwich Peninsula has been announced this week, which is on everyone's lips in the world of property and architecture. Many more investments into the capital have been revealed in property news also, so we get your right up to date with the latest headlines with a handy news round-up. A [...]

HEKKTA’s Property Portal – Greenwich Peninsula 2017-12-28T11:10:25+00:00

Designing An Album

Design and music have long gone hand in hand. The album artwork is the first thing anyone will see, and if you get it right, it can really transform the music. Inspired by some interestingly designed covers by Tycho, a musician/designer, we decided to collate some of our favourite album covers of all time and [...]

Designing An Album 2017-12-28T11:10:26+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