27 Apr '16, 3pm

San Jose's new Whole Foods is one of America's greenest supermarkets

San Jose's new Whole Foods is one of America's greenest supermarkets

decided to open its first market with an in-store microbrewery and tap room in San Jose , California, the company wanted to build something a little different from your average grocery store. For starters, the building features a charming rooftop beer garden and it's located on a former brownfield corner lot on The Alameda . But the building is more than simply a place to shop for groceries or relax with a cold beer -- it’s also meant to be as sustainable as possible. Architect Field Paoli designed the pedestrian-friendly building with open, active spaces, salvaged, locally-sourced materials, copious daylighting, and it runs almost entirely

Full article: http://inhabitat.com/san-joses-new-whole-foods-is-one-of-...

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