11 Starbucks Coffee Shops From Around The World // In an attempt to connect this Starbucks location to it's surroundings, interlocking wooden beams lead people from the streets deep into the shop. The wooden beams were also used in a nod to sustainability and recycling as they can easily be dismantled and used again somewhere else.
Coffee ... Tokyo-based and world-renowned architect Kengo Kuma has designed a Starbucks store in Japan located in Fukuoka Perfecture, on the street leading straight to a shrine called Dazaifu Tenmagu, dedicated to a Japanese deity. More than 2,000 woven cedar sticks, creating a loosely woven lattice that extends beyond the storefront’s edge. The shop’s design is, according to Kuma the “fusion of traditional and contemporary and is made up of natural materials both traditional and modern”.