Architecture of the Underground

As Londoners we all know the incredible feats of engineering and architecture that went into designing the underground. But how often, while scampering from tube to tube in rush hour do we stop and look at the design of the stations? Will Scott's fantastic photo series Architecture of the Underground suggests we should do it [...]

Architecture of the Underground 2018-02-15T12:01:34+00:00

HEKKTA’s Property Portal – Pyeongchang Winter Olympics 2018

The Winter Olympics are back and this year they are being hosted by South Korea in Pyeongchang so we thought we'd get involved by seeing what architecture and design is on show at the sporting spectacle. We also give our trusty round up of all the latest news headlines in the world of property and [...]

HEKKTA’s Property Portal – Pyeongchang Winter Olympics 2018 2018-02-12T10:05:02+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 – The Arts

We take a look at how houses of the arts can be hosted by some of the best architecture and design around and why the two work so harmoniously well together - as well as the good, the bad and the ugly in all things property and architecture. Mexico City-based Rojkind Arquitectos have built a [...]

HEKKTA’s Property Portal – The Arts 2017-12-28T17:56:34+00:00

HEKKTA’s Property Portal – Airports

Hitting the headlines this week is the architecture and design of airports. We often spend hours impatiently waiting in these vast terminals, but perhaps with huge firms such as Foster + Partners being contracted to build new terminals, these waits could be a little less painful... Marseille Provence Airport is set to get the 'missing piece' [...]

HEKKTA’s Property Portal – Airports 2017-12-28T11:10:21+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

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 – 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