This store is located at what once was an abandoned municipal airport site. The design vocabulary was inspired by the original airport as evidenced in the large, swooping entry element reminiscent of an airplane wing.
Today the area known as Market District, is a highly sustainable mixed-use urban village which attracts residents interested in sustainable practices. A local artist created a kinetic sculpture and local produce fills the shelves. We worked with H-E-B to create the greenest grocery store the company has ever built and operated. Innovative technology reduces energy and potable water use throughout the store. An all propane, low energy, refrigeration system which is the first of its kind to be used in a United States grocery store.