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

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 – 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

The American Way of Life Explored Through Photography

HEKKTA loves all things American; we love the patriotic idealism, the scenic country, the powerfully obnoxious muscle cars. These factors haven’t changed over the years and are highlighted in photographer Emmanuel Geroges’s book, America Rewind which documents the exploration of the 'American Dream', or lack of it left in the USA. Using an analogue, large-format [...]

The American Way of Life Explored Through Photography 2017-12-28T11:10:24+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

Palm Springs – Midnight Modern by Tom Blachford

In this brilliant project Midnight Modern, Tom Blachford brings us Palm Springs just like it would've been 60 years ago with some amazing photography shot in the light of the moon. Tom Blachford was able to gain a very rare insight into the classic modernist architecture of Palm Springs and presents a different, more tranquil [...]

Palm Springs – Midnight Modern by Tom Blachford 2017-12-28T11:10:24+00:00

Back In The USSR by Peter Ortner

For the last seven years, photographer Peter Ortner has been travalling around the former Soviet Union states such as Armenia, Georgia and Uzbekistan. However what he shoots may surprise you. Ortner has found some incredible and slightly bizarre pieces of architecture in the form of bus stops and they certainly do not adhere to the [...]

Back In The USSR by Peter Ortner 2017-12-28T11:10:24+00:00

Gender Wars by Tom Le French

We have stumbled upon a brilliant project on Gender Wars by award-winning French art and creative director Tom Le French named Hold Up! He wanted to address the concept of beauty and danger and this visually appealing project suggests some very interesting ideas. Tom sums up his evocative project with the line "If beauty is [...]

Gender Wars by Tom Le French 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