Hyperloop Set To Revolutionise Freight Transport

Foster + Partners, in association with DP World and Virgin Hyperloop One, have unveiled their vision for the future of freight transport. Using the new hyperloop technology, they will incorporate the high-speed autonomous vehicles into ports across the world, enabling the shipping of goods to travel at the speed of flight for the cost of [...]

Hyperloop Set To Revolutionise Freight Transport 2018-05-10T11:29:28+00:00

HEKKTA’s Property Portal – Robots!

In this week's property portal we look at how robots and digital construction is proving it's place in architecture and design, as well as rounding up all of the most important news stories from around the globe. Robots could well be the future of timber construction as researchers at ETH Zurich have pioneered a new [...]

HEKKTA’s Property Portal – Robots! 2018-04-23T08:21:58+00:00

HEKKTA’s Property Portal – Global Architecture

New property & architecture projects are springing up all over the world, so in this week's property portal we'll top up your global architecture knowledge, bringing you all the latest developments from concert halls to airports around the world. There have been four winning designs for London's new Old Street station. Dar Group, EPR Architects, [...]

HEKKTA’s Property Portal – Global Architecture 2018-03-26T10:54:56+00:00

HEKKTA’s Property Portal – The Rise of The Skyscraper

The rising trend of the skyscraper in cities shows no sign of slowing down, so we bring you up to date with all the biggest projects underway and those nearing completion. The architecture world was also shocked this week by the sexual harrassment claims made towards Richard Meier. Read about all of it here in [...]

HEKKTA’s Property Portal – The Rise of The Skyscraper 2018-03-20T13:25:35+00:00

1970s Glamour – The Stars in Transit

Imagine if we could all travel like the stars in the glitz and glamour of the 70s? We all know the feeling of hopelessly waiting in an airport queue while you trudge forward one step every five minutes while a dreary voice comes over a microphone speaking of all the several delays, one of which [...]

1970s Glamour – The Stars in Transit 2018-01-03T16:18:26+00:00

iPhone X

HEKKTA takes a look at Apple's latest addition to their range, the iPhone X. We assess it's improvements, it's down-sides and we also try to answer the question everyone asks with Apple products - is it really worth the money? We have to say that we like the look of it and one thing you [...]

iPhone X 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 – 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

Makeshift Architecture of The Riverbed

Photographer Ben Murphy has produced an amazing project entitled the Riverbed, in which he captured the dwellings of people who shunned the city life of the modern world. They chose instead to create very minimal but fascinating homes out of relatively basic materials using old caravans or making wooden huts on the side of riverbeds [...]

Makeshift Architecture of The Riverbed 2017-12-28T11:10:28+00:00

A Smog Eating Skyscraper by Arconic

Arconic, a materials science company, have released plans for a 3 mile high skyscraper, which eats smog. As unfeasible as this sounds, the technology has either already been made or is close to being finished. If completed, this really would be a massive step forward in environmental-conscious design and we are very excited about it. [...]

A Smog Eating Skyscraper by Arconic 2017-12-28T11:10:29+00:00