Gallery: Starbucks Transforms Historic Amsterdam Bank Vault Into Custom...

Starbucks is on a mission to build green coffee shops with a strong focus on custom local designs, and their latest project is located in a bank vault in Amsterdam. This hyper-local coffee shop is the work of Liz Muller, Starbucks' Concept Design director, and it's the first concept store in Europe. Set to open this Friday, March 9th, the coffee shop was designed by local artists and craftspeople, and it features loads of reclaimed materials. The renovation of the historic bank vault transforms the space into not just a hip coffee shop, but also a theatre and a laboratory for new coffee drinks.

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