HEKKTA’s Property Portal – Hong Kong International Center

Another supertall skyscraper, the Shenzhen Hong Kong International Center, is set for the Chinese skies and big name architects ramp up their shouts for a second Brexit referendum in this week's Property Portal. __________________________________________________________________________ Perhaps setting the tone for the year in terms of architecture projects, Adrian Smith + Gordon Gill have released their plans [...]

HEKKTA’s Property Portal – Hong Kong International Center 2019-01-21T12:10:00+00:00

HEKKTA’s Property Portal – Taipei

Taipei dominates the headlines this week in the property & architecture world, with news of MVRDV's Times Square for Taiwan, and the architecture world braces for the results of Brexit on the industry. _______________________________________________________________________ Architecture firm MVRDV have released their plans to create Taiwan's Times Square in the city of Taipei. The twin towers made [...]

HEKKTA’s Property Portal – Taipei 2019-01-14T13:01:49+00:00

HEKKTA’s Property Portal – Tel Aviv

Tel Aviv is set for it's tallest skyscraper yet, and a new way of providing council housing is underway in Hackney. Glance your eyes over our weekly property portal to find out more... _____________________________________________________________________________ KPF have designed a beautiful, spiralling skyscraper for the Israeli capital of Tel Aviv. Standing at 340 metres, it will become [...]

HEKKTA’s Property Portal – Tel Aviv 2019-01-07T12:51:27+00:00

One Hundred East Fifty Third – A Tour Inside Luxury

HEKKTA takes a walking tour inside Foster + Partners' new skinny skyscraper in the towering metropolis of New York. Luxury on luxury, this insight into premier New York real estate is sure to leave you ridden with envy. Ah, New York. The bright, dazzling lights and the incessant hustle and bustle of the city is [...]

One Hundred East Fifty Third – A Tour Inside Luxury 2018-12-07T08:37:31+00:00

Could Photovoltaic Solar Facades Be The Future?

A new photovoltaic hybrid material has been developed which would allow the entire surface area of of buildings to capture and convert solar energy, and HEKKTA believes that very soon it will be everywhere. Weighing less than five percent of your average solar panel, this new material is making big leaps in green energy development. [...]

Could Photovoltaic Solar Facades Be The Future? 2018-11-29T16:44:25+00:00

The Tulip

Architecture giant Foster + Partners have proposed a new skyscraper/viewing tower, which would be the tallest in the City of London - The Tulip. Featuring sky bridges, rotating gondolas and a 'classroom in the sky', it would surely be the most unique super-tall building piercing the London skies. Sat right next to the infamous Foster [...]

The Tulip 2018-11-22T10:30:52+00:00

HEKKTA’s Property Portal – Lord’s

A new UK government commission, which aims to protect 'good design', has come under attack by architects; and the designs of the new Lord's stands have been revealed in this week's property and architecture headlines. Read on to find out more. Designs for Lord's new stands have been revealed, created by Wilkinson Eyre. The new [...]

HEKKTA’s Property Portal – Lord’s 2018-11-13T11:45:19+00:00

HEKKTA’s Property Portal – Budget

In this week's property portal, we take a look at how the budget will impact UK property, aswell as a round up of all the latest news stories concerning global property & architecture. _______________________________________________________________________ This week, the Budget was announced where the country takes a collective breath in, in preparation for another inevitable squeeze. However, [...]

HEKKTA’s Property Portal – Budget 2018-11-05T07:37:36+00:00

HEKKTA’s Property Portal – Brooklyn Navy Yard

It's a slight mixture of good and bad news this week, with several huge projects breaking new ground, such as the new Brooklyn Navy Yard, but also several buildings facing demolition and closure from council battles and structural issues. Read on to find out what you might have missed from last week in the world [...]

HEKKTA’s Property Portal – Brooklyn Navy Yard 2018-10-01T12:43:21+00:00

HEKKTA’s Property Portal – Bergen Colosseum

As the summer draws to a close, we enjoyed quite a quiet week in the property world. A new colosseum project in Bergen by 3XN was announced, as well as the UK's worst building being crowned. ___________________________________________________________________________ Extraordinary images reveal the first glimpse at 3XN's new modern-day colosseum for the Norwegian city of Bergen. Built [...]

HEKKTA’s Property Portal – Bergen Colosseum 2018-09-10T05:31:08+00:00