Restaurant in Amsterdam installs mini greenhouses to guarantee dinner with social distance

Performed by: Mediamatic

Country Netherlands

With the easing of restrictions due to the Covid-19 pandemic, restaurants are beginning to experiment with new ways to keep their customers safe during dinner. In Amsterdam, Mediamatic restaurant found an innovative solution to guarantee the application of social distance rules. The restaurant has installed small greenhouses which allow dinner with less risk of exposure to the virus.

Called Serres Séparées (separate greenhouses in French, in literal translation), the transparent structures underwent the pilot project in May and will receive customers from June 1st, when Dutch bars and restaurants may reopen. According to the restaurant, June and July are already fully-booked.


Amsterdam to embrace ‘doughnut’ model to mend post-coronavirus economy

Performed by: Amsterdam City Hall

Country: Netherlands

Dutch authorities and British economist Kate Raworth, from the University of Oxford’s Environmental Change Institute, use a guide created by the economist to help the city prosper after a pandemic. The model aims to seek a balance between the economic needs of countries, cities and people and the available environmental resources.