Chalpultepec Reforma, Mexico City-LEED® Silver Certified

Located within the Bosque de Chapultepec (the largest park in Latin America), the site was a dormant gateway waiting for a new life. The vision was to activate the sites potential to become a third place. Through a subtle approach, the project reuses an existing structure to create a gathering place for meeting friends and family, enhancing local relevance by integrating seamlessly into the existing natural environment. This store is the first LEED® certificated project for Starbucks in Mexico and achieved the Silver Certification level making it the first LEED® Silver store for Starbucks in Latin America.

Notable Store Elements:

  • 75 % Construction Waste Recycled
  • Use of LED lighting
  • Low flow fixtures for water use reduction
  • Comprehensive recycling program, including coffee grounds
  • The use of FSC certified wood
  • Restored 53% of the site area with native or adapted vegetation
  • Developed storm water management plan to protect stream channels from excessive erosion
  • Capture and treatment of 90% of the annual rainfall on site
  • Reduced landscape irrigation by 50%
  • Utilization of Natural to reduce HVAC loads