This Award-Winning Whole Foods Austin Location is Retail Playground

By: Rebecca Byers - Apr 18, 2015
References: ctaarchitectsengineers & retaildesignblog.net
A winner of a ARE Design Award for sustainability, this ultra-hip Whole Foods Austin store boasts plenty of unique culinary delights and playful design elements. The laid back grocery store, designed by CTA Architects & Engineers, features a coffee bar, draft beer shack and a plant wall.

The ultramodern supermarket boasts an interior characterized by comfortable seating for busy shoppers, wooden beams and an overall "rustic steampunk" feel.

The exterior of the Whole Foods Austin location is just of fun, boasting a playground, adult gaming space, bike repair stations and a selection of rocking chairs. There is even a stage, beer garden seating and fire pits, making it a hip location that is sure to host a bevy of exciting community-driven events.