HEKKTA’s Property Portal – London Bridge Station

Get yourself up to date with HEKKTA's Property Portal, summarising all the past week's biggest news stories. The completion of the London Bridge Station refurbishment and the announcement of some big projects are just a few stories in the headlines this week. The £1 billion refurbishment of London Bridge Station has been completed. London Bridge, [...]

HEKKTA’s Property Portal – London Bridge Station 2018-08-14T09:43:56+00:00

HEKKTA’s Property Portal – Manhattan Flood Defences

HEKKTA's Property Portal is back with all the relevant news stories concerning architecture & property, and the big headline this week is the announcement that the BIG-designed Manhattan flood defences have got underway, which will be the city's first proper barrier to rising sea levels and flooding. ____________________________________________________________________________ The first phase of the huge flood [...]

HEKKTA’s Property Portal – Manhattan Flood Defences 2018-07-24T07:09:02+00:00

HEKKTA’s Property Portal – Social Housing

This week HEKKTA takes a look at a few social housing projects in America hoping to help out those most vulnerable, aswell as summarising all the past week's property & architecture headlines. ___________________________________________________________________________ American studio Process Architecture are trying to do their bit for the millions of lives that have been destroyed by the heroin [...]

HEKKTA’s Property Portal – Social Housing 2018-07-16T10:31:08+00:00

HEKKTA’s Property Portal – Detroit

HEKKTA's Property Portal gives you a bitesize update on all the property & architecture news stories from around the world. This week we focus on some of the developments underway in the city of Detroit, aswell as glancing at this year's RIBA architecture awards. _______________________________________________________________________________ Snøhetta are set to transform the Michigan Central Station in [...]

HEKKTA’s Property Portal – Detroit 2018-06-25T08:22:48+00:00

HEKKTA’s Property Portal – Kew Gardens

The opening of the Temperate House in Kew Gardens was the story dominating the headlines this week, as the iconic Victorian glasshouse opened it's doors to the public for the first time in five years. Other news stories include Bjarke Ingels switching allegiances and Kanye West entering the architecture business. Read on to enrich your [...]

HEKKTA’s Property Portal – Kew Gardens 2018-05-15T11:27:03+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 – 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

Hastings Pier – Stirling Prize Winner 2017

London-based architects dRMM have rebuilt and reimagined the Hastings pier, which burnt down in 2010, by salvaging parts of the pier from the fire and working them into a new sleek design. Their work has seen them awarded the prestigious RIBA Stirling Prize for architecture. When the pier burnt down in 2010, it really hit [...]

Hastings Pier – Stirling Prize Winner 2017 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 – 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