The Standard in Copenhagen is the latest venture by renowned Danish ‘gastronomic entrepreneur’ Claus Meyer with world famous jazz musician, Niels Lan Doky. Together with the Danish-Italian design duo, GamFratesi, they recently transformed a 1937 historical building into a ‘new cultural and gastronomic landmark’ with three world-class restaurants and a jazz club.
Located on Teshima island in Japan, ‘Restaurant On The Sea’ by Case-Real seeks to provide a “Place for Food”, not only for the visitors from all over the world who’ve come for the 2013 Setouchi Triennale Arts Festival, but also for the local islanders.
London-based SHH Architects have recently transformed ZSL London Zoo’s main restaurant (The Terrace Restaurant), by remodelling and extending the 1920s building
Austrian architect Lukas Galehr has recently completed “Disco Volante”, an unusual pizzeria in Vienna. The heart of every pizzeria is the wood fired oven which in this case is a giant disco ball with a rotating mechanism.
Andy Martin Architects were selected from a shortlist of acclaimed British restaurant designers to restore and convert a classic 50s villa, situated in the elegant Anfa District, fancy heart of Casablanca, Morocco’s most cosmopolitan city, into a unique restaurant.
The downtown Zurich location designed by Stuttgart-based Ippolito Fleitz Group Identity Architects is now the 3rd location of the “not guilty” expansion to have opened. In each of these flagship locales, the philosophy of a “little heaven on Earth” is expressed in the store’s interior, inspiring those within to delight in the harmony of nature.
Located by the Reykjavík harbour, MAR is a restaurant recently completed by local design studio HAF. The main inspiration in the design comes from the name MAR, a Latin word for the sea. For example there are black-treated wood panels on the walls that are reminiscent of the old Icelandic harbour houses and other materials come from or reflect the harbour surroundings.
The young Italian firm Noses Architects completed their ‘mission architecture’ for the Kook Restaurant in Rome, creating a place that increases the perception of the senses without going overboard: a modern interpretation of a tavern-pizzeria.
A new restaurant in Hong Kong’s Admiralty district designed by local interior design practice Joyce Wang promises to the patrons an explosive mix of cuisine, design, and heritage. Named AMMO, the venue is housed in a colonial building once used by the British army to store explosives.
Captain Melville by local firm Breathe Architecture is the re-invention of a dark inner city nightclub into a restaurant and bar inspired by the ghosts of the hotels first patrons in Melbourne, Australia.