Modern restaurant exterior design has no hard rules, but there are certain characteristics of this style that tend to be more common. Modern exterior design often focuses on clean lines, simple but stunning architecture, open and airy spaces, creative use of building materials, and the idea that less is more. Modern restaurants are deceptively simple looking at first, but upon further investigation you’ll find that the exterior was carefully planned to meet a purpose or function.
Here are five different examples of modern restaurant exterior designs that align with many of the values mentioned above.
1. Wide glass window walls enhance the atmosphere
(Elbstrand Resort, by Gerkens Garten- und Landschaftsbau, photo by Rene Sievert)
As mentioned above, a common theme in modern architecture and design is openness. You’ll find that a significant number of modern restaurants have large windows or glass walls. The Elbstrand Resort, pictured above, is a beautiful