Starbucks Goes Green

Coffee giant creates new store made solely from old shipping containers.
1:29 | 12/10/11

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Starbucks newest -- and isn't made of coffee from Columbia its. Steel from the high seas. Cargo containers stacked double tall near bowling field literally forming the walls of a new Starbucks on east marginal way. Nine draws inspiration from the nearby port of Seattle. Starbucks everything -- this project went down with a purpose back. They spend -- monsters -- in which containers to US. Starbucks website to the companies focused on Green building initiatives they expect every -- they'll be able to achieve the status that's an environmental distinction for sustainability and design and construction -- -- -- 400 -- Little League and didn't work on the Starbucks project but has built other buildings out of cargo containers his firm hybrid architecture built -- 7000 square foot office space now for sale in Seattle's Georgetown neighborhood he said architects have been using cargo containers and designs for more than a decade. Though they're just starting to catch on in the mainstream. He says these buildings are durable can be moved anywhere in the world. Adding to conservation efforts. Rather than taking Iraq can ball too -- -- environment when we just take what's he's wrong for the zone and move it over here and you know. That we haven't destroyed any show. Those Starbucks hopes to be here for a long time. Crews spent today putting some finishing touches on this location and made to order coffee creation. For these new grounds near Boeing field Anthony goma's -- for news.

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