The New Down-Sized Starbucks

5:08 am in Trends by Jason Baskey

This week, in Colorado, Starbucks debuted its first “modern modular” store. The new store is a much smaller drive-thru and walk-up version that is actually assembled in a factory and delivered to the location by truck. On top of that, Starbucks has guaranteed that all materials used to build the new stores will be local (i.e. sourced within a 500-mile radius). This small physical and carbon footprint has earned the location a coveted LEED (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) certification. Look for one coming to a neighbourhood near you in the near future!

Full story at: Fast Company Design