One Hundred Shoreditch Shoreditch, London 2019–2022

The remodelling of London’s former Ace Hotel on Shoreditch High Street, the skilfully refurbished and reconfigured hotel reflects the lively cultural and commercial stature of the area. The street facing elevations of One Hundred Shoreditch were improved and the organisation of some of the building’s key spaces were revisited, thereby improving the experience of both guests and staff.

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    Oriel windows on the new Shoreditch High Street façade
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    The principal elevation of the existing building is articulated by incorporating columns of oriel (bay) windows
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    Rising through four storeys, the effect of the oriel windows is to give the building a vertical instead of its original horizontal emphasis
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    Oriel window double bay axonometric - the oriels moderate the external environment, provide additional area and increased daylight to the rooms
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    Oriel windows allow guests to experience the energy of the area looking out, immersing them in East London even when in their hotel room
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    The rooms offer guests spaces to sit with views up and down this busy arterial road - as well as across, on higher floors, to the Barbican and St Paul’s Cathedral
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    Panoramic views of the City through the double-height glazed One Hundred Room
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    Hotel lobby, opened-up the to provide direct access to the roof bar/terrace and the double-height glazed function room
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    Goddard & Gibbs restaurant
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    The Wine Bar at Goddard & Gibbs
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    Isometric - a shift of focus paces rather than stretches the seven-storey building along Shoreditch High Street
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    A new face to the building, one inspired, in part, by historic buildings, in particular Oriel Chambers (1864), Liverpool, by Peter Ellis
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    A new external connection at the rear of the building
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    Through careful analysis of how the client wanted to run the new hotel, efficiency has been improved through new service corridors and other features


  • Appointment: 2019
  • Construction start: 2021
  • Completion: 2022
  • Area: 13,393m2
  • Form of contract: Design & Build
  • Client: Lore Group
  • Interior Designer: Lore Group
  • Structural Engineer: Heyne Tillett Steel
  • Building Services Engineer: Flatt Consulting
  • Planning Consultant: CMA Planning
  • Cost Consultant: Quantem Consulting
  • Building Control: Sweco (formerly as MLM)
  • Project Manager: Concert (formerly as Bruce Shaw)
  • Rights of Light Consultant: Lumina London
  • Fire Engineer: Astute
  • Main Contractor: RED



  • AHEAD Awards, Europe – Accessibility, (Winner) 2023
  • The International Hotel & Property Awards, Hotel Design – UK, (Winner) 2023
  • AHEAD Awards, Europe - Hotel Renovation & Restoration, (Shortlisted) 2022
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