Hadid and Foster design Jumeirah Group China projects
Zaha Hadid and Lord Norman Foster are among the architects working with Dubai-based Jumeirah Group on upcoming projects in China.
Foster + Partners has designed Jumeirah Wuhan a mixed-use development which comprises high-end office space, retail, residences, parks and a luxury hotel. It is set to open in 2020
The project features 200 guest rooms including 23 suites, an all-day dining and Chinese specialty restaurant, lobby lounge, bar, function space, executive club lounge and business centre. Recreational facilities will comprise a fitness centre, spa and indoor swimming pool.
Hadid’s Jumeirah Nanjing is currently under development and expected to open in 2016. The mixed-use development will comprise office and retail space, a conference centre, a four-star hotel and a luxury hotel.
The Jumeirah Haikou Resort is set in an golf community on a private island in Hainan Province, known as the “Hawaii of China”.
Gerald Lawless, president and CEO of Jumeirah Group, said: “We are delighted to be expanding our portfolio of hotels and resorts in China, which is a significant market for Jumeirah.
“We are honoured to have been asked to operate these three new hotels in key cities, bringing our pipeline of new properties in China to eight, in addition to Jumeirah Himalayas Hotel in Shanghai, which has been operating successfully since 2011.”