• shipping container architecure

    The owners wanted to bring northwest drive-up coffee to their childhood hometown in Illinois. With several highways within viewing distance, the goals were to attract traffic to the site, provide necessities for a coffee stand in an extreme climate, and minimize construction cost.

  • drive up coffee stand

    Two shipping containers are stacked with kitchen and services in the lower and storage in the upper.

  • building as billboard

    The site is on Old Route 66 across the street from an old gas station that is a beloved roadside attraction.


New drive up cafe with shipping containers