Starbucks Coffee has been one of the most successful coffee chains in the U.S. to date. Let’s face it, the coffee’s great & the prices are good. But wouldn’t you enjoy your morning brew more knowing that the location you get it from is constructed of locally sourced material?
The Seattle based company is pushing for a new “modular-modern” design which happens to be LEED certified as well. This means that each location will have been constructed of locally sourced material (within a 500 mile radius), getting rid of the typical lounge style, laptop-friendly interior.
Each store will have just enough interior space to acc
ommodate about 5 employees & all necessary brewing equipment. Starbucks’ goal is to entice customers in providing them with a location that will resemble certain elements from their local environment.
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