Engineering: Advance Environmental
Engineering: Flack + Kurtz, San Francisco
Fixtures: Sloane Group (Holdings) Ltd.,
Wellingborough, Northamptonshire, UK
The first international Starbucks store to apply
for LEED certification, this project registered
for Platinum in the pilot LEED for Retail-CI program. Mixed-mode ventilation equipment in
the 3,068-square-foot space signals trained
store personnel when and how far to open
windows. National convection exhausts heat
through an existing tower. Dual-language
wayfinding educates customers, with trained
personnel ready to share more. Among
regional materials are renewable poplar
farmed and manufactured in France and salvaged wine barrels and champagne racks.
Photography: Hedrich Blessing Photography, Chicago
Flooring: InterfaceFLOR, LaGrange, Ga.
General Contracting: AMC2, Paris
Lighting Design: Fagerhult, Paris
Materials: Dumoulin Bois, Champigny,
Materials: Smith & Fong Co., San Francisco
Retailer/Design: Starbucks Coffee Co.,
Salvage: Bachelier Antiquities, Paris
Salvage: Keiran Gleeson
Salvage: Thales, Gradignan, France
Technical Consulting: Archicrea, Paris
Eco Shoppe Great Hills Station, Austin, Texas
For this LEED Silver store, 87.5 percent of construction waste
was diverted from a landfill. Fixtures of 32 percent recycled
content contribute to a 40.2 percent level for store materials
overall. Remilled FSC-certified wood from barns and demolished buildings adds rustic charm as flooring and cashwrap
surfaces. Low-VOC adhesives and finishes, as well as wood
products with no added urea formaldehyde, boost indoor air
quality, complementing healthy lifestyle messages printed on
recycled paper peppered with wildflower seeds, which can be
planted by customers when signs are changed.
Commissioning: Energy Engineering Flooring: Elmwood Reclaimed
Associates, Austin, Texas Timber, Smithville, Mo.
Design: Kiku Obata & Company, Graphics: Vomela, Florida, N. Y.
Lighting: Specialty Store Lighting:
Engineering: MEP: Don Penn Old Saybrook, Conn.
Consulting Engineer, Grapevine,
Materials: Designtex Group, New
Fixtures: idX Corporation, St. Louis
Retailer: The Vitamin Shoppe, North
Fixtures: Reeve Store Equipment
Co., Pico Rivera, Calif.
CONSUMER EDUCATION & OUTREACH
For Future Generations:
Yellowstone Gifts Mammoth Hot
Springs Hotel, Yellowstone National Park, Wyo.
This educationally focused remodel appeals to
Yellowstone’s more than 3 million visitors annually to
understand environmental threats to national parks.
Graphics and displays highlight ecological issues, and
a Take Action display urges shoppers to get involved.
Scorecards developed for the project transparently rate
the sustainability of products clearly and simply with
icons, encouraging sustainable purchasing decisions based on personal
values. A series of displays communicate the
green building elements
of the 1,200-square-foot
Design: E.B. Lane, Phoenix
Retail Displays, Mount
Graphics: Techniprint Co.,
Parks & Resorts at
National Park, Wyo.
Photography: Mark A. Steele
Photography Inc., Columbus, Ohio
INNOVATION IN ENERGY
Star Market at Chestnut Hill
Energy-efficient design and on-site cogeneration
take this space nearly off-grid. Producing 90 per-
cent of the store’s energy, a 400-kilowatt fuel
cell produces heat for hot water and space heat-
ing and cooling. LED lighting for all interior, exte-
rior, cases, and equipment includes technology
developed to meet project goals, such as spot-
lights illuminating produce from 14 feet above.
Extensive daylighting, motion-activated light
sensors, and motor-
ized night curtains also
cut energy use. Several
entities will monitor the
store’s ongoing energy
(See companies on
page 27 for credits.
Contributors to this
award are marked
Photography: Aaron Leitz
CREATIVE USE OF REUSED MATERIALS
Starbucks Coffee: Roy Street
Coffee & Tea Seattle
More than half the furnishings in this store are reused.
Salvaged doors refinished by local artists welcome customers. Residential moulding and a wooden crate used to
ship components add visual interest as a wall treatment.
Hardwood flooring from
a Starbucks headquarters clads a bar topped
with reclaimed stone. A
sliding door made from
a warehouse window
partitions space for a
private room. Salvaged
barn wood warms up
walls, while antique furniture is inviting around
community tables incorporating found items.
Components: Great Stuff,
Components: RedSoul, Seattle
General Contracting: architectural systems, Brier, Wash.
Materials: Earthwise, Seattle
Materials: Second Use, Seattle
Coffee Co., Seattle
Wall Treatment: Pioneer
Millworks, Farmington, N. Y.