When this Snohetta-designed structure opens in Norway during 2019, it will become Europe’s first truly underwater restaurant. It will stand on the sea bed 5-meters beneath surface, thanks to thick walls that can withstand the most variable sea conditions. “One of the benefits of this building is how it links nature and land, and how you can come safe from the land and in a very dramatic way go down through this concrete tube to the nature at sea level, and experience what normally is not experienced,” said Rune Grasdal, lead architect on the project. Continue reading for more pictures and a bonus video.
“Visitors can expect three levels and a capacity of up to 100 people. Below the entrance and the cloakroom there will be a champagne bar, to mark the transition between shoreline and ocean. Further down there will be a dining room, with two long tables and several smaller ones positioned in front of the large acrylic window, which will be 13 feet tall,” reports CNN.