Starbucks Café at Cooper Library

Starbucks Café at Clemson University Cooper Library

This 3,500 SF café renovation at the Cooper Library included complete renovations to an existing café space to create a licensed Starbucks store. Major alterations included opening large sections of existing walls to connect the new space with the library lobby, construction of a new loft and decorative steel stair to increase seating space, revisions/additions to existing MEP systems, coordination with Starbucks to implement specific front line/back-of-house and design concept requirements, construction of an office for University foodservice staff use, renovation of existing restrooms, and the addition of a new single-user ADA-compliant restroom.

Location: Clemson, SC

SF: 3,500

AIA Greenville Merit Award 2017