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NOBU Hotel
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Project:NOBU Hotel, London
Architect: BAA (original concept design by Ron Arad Architects)
Client: Willow Corp Sarl
Status: Under Construction
Images: © 2015 INK

Project Overview:

The new NOBU Hotel in Shoreditch, which is currently under construction, is the first hotel offering in London of the eponymous restaurant brand.

The cladding comprises of a unitised curtain walling construction of high performance glazing and board marked opaque panelling whilst the dominant feature of this building is the sloped 'de-constructed' elevation. This feature which wraps the generous balcony spaces is realised via non-visible, welded-up, vierendeel steel trusses which cantilever from the end of the building. The NOBU Restaurant located on the ground floor is bounded by a series of super tall centre-pivoting glazed doors which open to provide full access to the courtyard.