Foster + Partners designs first nhow hotel in the UK

NH Hotel Group will bring its nhow brand to the UK capital in a new development located within the districts of Shoreditch and the City of London. The development is part of the management agreement signed between the NH Hotel Group and AXA IM - Real Assets. NH is expected to operate its first nhow hotel in the UK by 2019.

Located in a 5.5-acre mixed-use new development called 250 City Road, and designed by architect Lord Norman Foster's studio, Foster + Partners, the eight-floor hotel will have 190 rooms, a restaurant, bar, gym and meeting rooms.

Under the umbrella of NH Hotel Group, nhow hotels’ designers include: Foster + Partners; OMA, founded by Rem Koolhaas; Karim Rashid; Sergei Tchoban and Matteo Thun. nhow already has a presence in Milan (Italy), Berlin (Germany) and Rotterdam (The Netherlands), and is expected to reach 12 additional destinations by 2018.

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In addition to the current nhow hotels and the one signed in London, the company has two other ongoing nhow projects – one in Amsterdam, called nhow Amsterdam RAI, and another development in Santiago de Chile.