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How This Taco Bell Concept Store Plans To Revolutionize The Drive-Thru Experience. Australia's dramatic sunsets inform design of Today is Long cafe. Tokyo's brutalist restaurant Grillno wraps guests in 50 shades of grey. Low lighting emphasises the textured walls and tabletops at this Tokyo restaurant, which cocoons diners in a soothingly muted palette.

Tokyo's brutalist restaurant Grillno wraps guests in 50 shades of grey

Japanese architect Keiji Ashizawa designed Grillno, creating interiors that reflect the concrete apartment block it’s located at the base of. Walls are covered in cement-board, while tables are made from thick slabs of concrete – as is the long open kitchen counter, where guests can watch chefs prepare smoked and grilled food from the menu. Photography: Tomooki Kengaku⁠ 1 of 6. CCD completes '50% cloud' restaurant with undulating red brick volumes in china. DDconcept tops restaurant in vietnam with three-dimensional bamboo ceiling. YOD turns a 200-year-old mansion into a restaurant in central kiev. How the pandemic will change fast food restaurant designs. As a result, major chains have redesigned their restaurants to reflect the rapid change.

How the pandemic will change fast food restaurant designs

They're reinvesting in the exterior of stores, with drive-thru lanes gaining prominence. Even the parking lot is getting fresh eyes with dedicated parking spots for app orders or delivery drivers. Sadly, it also means the end of the dining room for now. Chains are de-emphasizing them because many states have placed restrictions on capacity and people's growing preference to eat far away from strangers.

Burger King unveiled two new restaurant designs in September that both have drive-thrus, burger pickup lockers, takeout counters and more. Billowing rattan columns by enter projects occupy bangkok's spice & barley. Biasol channels 1980s nostalgia inside Melbourne restaurant Billie Buoy. Design studio Biasol clashed hot pink and midnight blue to form the bold interiors of this 1980s-inspired restaurant in Melbourne, Australia.

Biasol channels 1980s nostalgia inside Melbourne restaurant Billie Buoy

Billie Buoy occupies a corner plot in Melbourne's Essendon neighbourhood and has been designed by local studio Biasol as a "1980s character who was radical, hip and a little offbeat". To capture the mood of the 1980s, the studio closely studied the era and its quirky pop culture. "We looked back to the days before the internet and cell phones – we dusted off our Atari and Walkman, put a John Hughes movie in the VHS, and jammed to New Order and Madonna," said the studio. Berlin restaurants in extraordinary spaces. Berlin is known for its gritty aesthetic with rough-and-ready eateries across the city.

Berlin restaurants in extraordinary spaces

But its fine dining scene has a more nuanced character, serving modern cuisine amid battle-scarred historic surrounds. From an Art Deco school girl’s school to a converted apothecary, buildings are being repurposed to house these culinary hubs. And their design is every bit as enticing as their menus. Join us on an archi-tour of some of Berlin’s most beautiful restaurants. Corrugated white metal clads Vietnamese restaurant in Austin.

Texas firm Magic Architecture has covered this Vietnamese restaurant with white corrugated metal to make it stand out from the "busy and graphic mess" of its location in Austin.

Corrugated white metal clads Vietnamese restaurant in Austin

The local practice designed Sip Pho eatery for a first-generation Vietnamese family on a plot that was formerly home to a barbecue restaurant. It is located on 29th Street in the Texas city near a ballroom and a taco shack. While the other buildings are decorated in bright colours and graphics, the restaurant has a bold and simple white exterior.

Madrid restaurant Mo de Movimiento champions sustainability with its up-cycled interiors - The Spaces. Courtesy Mo de Movimiento 1 of 7 Spanish entrepreneurs Felipe Turell and Javier Antequera have opened a new dining establishment geared towards positive social and environmental impact, built in what was once Madrid’s Espronceda Theatre.

Madrid restaurant Mo de Movimiento champions sustainability with its up-cycled interiors - The Spaces

Conceptual designer Lucas Muñoz, represented by Machado-Muñoz gallery, was appointed to craft Mo de Movimiento as a space that champions recycling and adaptive reuse. Linehouse channels nostalgia for interiors of Basehall food court. Films from the 1970s informed the aesthetic of Basehall, an upscale food court in Hong Kong designed by studio Linehouse.

Linehouse channels nostalgia for interiors of Basehall food court

Basehall is a food hall set within Jardine House, a 52-storey skyscraper in Hong Kong that's punctuated by rows of circular windows. Following its completion in 1972, the distinctive building was featured in a number of films. These early cinematic depictions came to influence Linehouse's interior design scheme for Basehall. "Jardine House was a landmark on the Hong Kong skyline and the tallest building in Asia for several years," said the studio.

Qualia restaurant in Mumbai features dramatic bronze chainmail curtains. Undulating chainmail curtains lend a stage-like quality to the open kitchen of this Mumbai restaurant designed by Serie Architects.

Qualia restaurant in Mumbai features dramatic bronze chainmail curtains

Qualia is set on the ground floor of Mumbai's Lodha World One skyscraper and has been designed to let diners "feel part of the entire practice of cooking". To achieve this, Serie Architects orientated all of the dining areas throughout the 370-square-metre restaurant towards its grand open kitchen, which runs the entire length of the rear wall. Berlin bar and restaurant Kink is ready to serve you now - The Spaces. A post-industrial space in Berlin has been revamped to create the interior of Kink Bar & Restaurant.

Berlin bar and restaurant Kink is ready to serve you now - The Spaces

The Berlin restaurant-bar sits in a former brewery complex in the city’s Prenzlauer Berg. It features a suspended, looping neon installation and dark surroundings, which create its ambient, immersive atmosphere. 1 of 11 Founders Oliver Mansaray and Daniel Scheppan have created its interior, which has an eclectic, multi-layered, contrasting look and channels Kink’s theme of uniting culinary and cocktail art into one cohesive experience.’ Beneath eight-meter-high ceilings, the bar has painted brick walls and scuffed timber flooring mixed in with vintage, classic and contemporary features, and modern artworks, which provide a broad range of textures and patinas. Chubby Girl noodle bar takes cues from the landscape of south-west China. The stepped terrazzo floor, strip lighting and foggy mirrored walls inside this Beijing noodle bar designed by Office AIO are meant to mimic the urban makeup of the city of Chongqing.

Chubby Girl noodle bar takes cues from the landscape of south-west China

Chubby Girl is situated in Beijing's Xiang'Er hutong and, since 2015, has been locals' go-to spot for Chongqing noodles – a spicy street food dish that hails from the city of Chongqing in south-west China. When Office AIO was approached to overhaul the restaurant, it was initially hesitant to make major aesthetic changes to the interior that loyal diners had grown accustomed to. Studio Modijefsky overhauls 119-year-old restaurant Bonnie in Amsterdam. Timber, tilework and plummy hues helped Studio Modijefsky foster a "warmly familiar" atmosphere inside this long-standing Amsterdam restaurant. The restaurant, Bonnie, has been a landmark of Amsterdam's Amstelveenseweg neighbourhood for the past 119 years – under the old name of Cafe Bos – so was in desperate need of an overhaul. "This revived bar strikes the perfect balance between old fashioned and warmly familiar," explained the locally based Studio Modijefsky, which came up with the venue's new name.

"Bonnie is a nod to the past, celebrating all the devoted bar owners who served drinks and listened to stories for longer than they can remember, making everyone feel instantly at ease. " Mikuni Izukogen restaurant by Kengo Kuma features latticed roof. Interlocking cypress-wood planks form the roof of the Mikuni Izukogen restaurant that Kengo Kuma has perched on a rocky hillside in Honshū, Japan. Mikuni Izukogen is located on the Izu Peninsula, a resort area known for its rugged beaches, luscious greenery and abundance of hot springs. Kengo Kuma and Associates wanted the building to appear as a "cloud-like structure" amongst the surrounding landscape and spent time considering how to best connect it to its hilly site. The practice decided to draw upon Kakezukuri, a Japanese construction method that involves using pillars to provide stable support for buildings set on steep slopes or mountainsides. A series of slim steel beams prop up Mikuni Izukogen. MASS Design Group outlines strategies restaurants can adopt in response to coronavirus.

US architecture firm MASS Design Group has suggested that restaurants add barriers, remove bar seating and seek local produce sources to curtail the spread of infection and allow patrons to safely eat out following the coronavirus lockdown. The studio's research, called Spatial Strategies for Restaurants in Response to Covid-19, comprises diagrams and case studies that detail potential physical alterations for restaurants that keep both employees and guests safe from the spread of disease. "In the midst of this global coronavirus pandemic, when the very nature of public space has become both threatening and threatened, the future of the restaurant industry is brought into question, and its path forward remains uncertain," MASS Design Group said. London's Silo restaurant has a zero-waste ethos and interiors - The Spaces. Nina+Co has brought minimalist, eco-design to east London’s Silo, a new zero-waste restaurant housed in a former factory building.

Silo is located in the city’s Hackney Wick neighbourhood. It has a stripped-back industrial interior with whitewashed brick walls, black steel beams, large warehouse-style windows and a dining bar facing an open kitchen. Photography: Sam A Harris 1 of 7 Headed by chef Douglas McMaster, Silo creates zero food waste and uses a closed-loop food production system. Studio Seilern Architects perches restaurant on top of Mount Gütsch. Roman Plyus designs Buhairest bar in Hungary to look good on Instagram. A towering sculpture by Kaws and a graphic polka-dot print floor feature within this Budapest bar, which interior architect Roman Plyus has designed to be instantly Instagrammable. Located at the heart of the Hungarian capital, Buhairest is set within an early 20th-century building that once served as a textile factory.

Roman and Williams Guild New York boasts florist, boutique and cafe. Ras Al Khaimah's minimalist Hoof cafe is designed to recall horse stalls. Sinks that look like water troughs and rustic plaster walls feature within this spartan UAE cafe recently completed by design studio Bone. Located in Ras Al Khaimah, the UAE's northernmost emirate, Hoof is a 115-square-metre cafe described by Bone as "a brutalist reinterpretation of countryside equine architecture".

The young design studio, which has previously completed another cafe in Dubai, was commissioned to design the interior of Hoof by three friends who have a shared passion for horses, show jumping and specialty coffee. It was the clients' love of horses that prompted Bone Studio to explore the minimal design of horse stalls. "[A horse stall's] minimal design and proportions suffice to provide the horse with bare necessities, no more, no less," explained the studio. Herringbone brickwork covers Chinese restaurant The Tang in New York by New Practice Studio. This Cocktail Lounge Is Built Inside an Airplane Cabin. Greenery spills over chunky concrete beams in Lima's Statera Restaurant. K-thengono designs elevated lounge garden for hotel rooftop in indonesia. For their latest project k-thengono has designed ‘noro’ – an elevated lounge and garden space for an existing hotel rooftop in kuningan, indonesia. in the city of jakarta, the buildings are getting taller, the infrastructure is improving, and the human population is keep increasing. but there is less development of green space compare to its growth. the result is poor air quality which brings unhealthy lifestyle to the citizens. the vision of the project, which is due for completion in 2020, is to bring the natural elements back to the city, providing an eco-system to clean air pollution at the same time.

Portal 92 designs Village Cafe to evoke the feeling of an Indian village. CASE-REAL converts dry cleaner store into sushi restaurant in fukuoka. CASE-REAL has transformed a former dry cleaner’s store with an uneven exterior wall line and roof shape into sushi takigawa, a 20 sqm counter-type sushi restaurant in fukuoka, japan. while its exterior, whose walls are finished with stucco, is designed to quietly blend into the surroundings at night, the restaurant’s interior features a distinct atmosphere through a palette of similar tones that comprises materials such as gingko, japanese cypress, and clayey walls. all images by hiroshi mizusaki little decoration and minimal details, such as the restaurant’s sign, create a tranquil atmosphere, while the tapered ceiling that radially spreads from the preparation area towards the guests, creates a centrality withing the small space. adding to the tranquil interior, the material and color palette incorporates similar tones and materials such as gingko on the counter, clayey walls and ceiling, and japanese cypress. project info: name: sushi takigawa.

White & The Bear children's restaurant has white walls and timber furniture. Sneha Divias Atelier has swapped stereotypical primary colours for neutral tones inside this restaurant in Dubai, which is designed specifically for children. Studio Esteta designs Via Porta cafe to look like an Italian street. Moncayo Club House in Mexico City is elevated atop stone plinths. Underwater Restaurant Has Been Completed In Norway And It Looks Out Of This World.

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