Gallery: Starbucks Opens Drive-Thru Made from Recycled Shipping Contain...

Starbucks is a company that's know for its uniformity and ubiquity; like it or not, it's found everywhere, and at every store you can order the same drink in tall, grande or venti. But recently, the coffee chain has been devoting more attention to the design of its shops, as evidenced by a recently opened drive-thru made from shipping containers in Seattle. Now, the company has followed up on that high-profile shop with another LEED-certified drive-thru in Northglenn, CO, which is made from two recycled shipping containers clad in reclaimed Wyoming snow fencing.

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  1. m. February 22, 2013 at 1:02 pm

    I’m a big fan of reclaimed anything, but as you allude to: how is a drive-thru eco-friendly? Rogers Park, a very walkable part of Chicago with great public transportation links and admirably low car ownership, is due to get one of these. Talk about a poor reward for being early adopters of the no-car lifestyle…

  2. Bret Glissmann February 22, 2013 at 10:05 am

    I live right over there and I was wondering how they made that so quick. It was like not there one day and there the next. Was crazy.

  3. Jill Fehrenbacher February 21, 2013 at 6:55 pm

    beautiful photos Mark!

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