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San Gines drugstore / XPIRAL

  • 01:00 - 5 May, 2009
San Gines drugstore / XPIRAL
Cite: "San Gines drugstore / XPIRAL" 05 May 2009. ArchDaily. Accessed . <>
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Mauro · May 26, 2011

This is incredibly...heavy
1 envelope composed by the facades and ceilings + displays and desk = no connection

Frank Phelps · August 06, 2009

cool concept. but i feel like more attention should've been paid to the product displays. shelves cashier's desk etc. don't connect well with the rest of the building. the exterior leaves you asking for more

Ralf · June 27, 2009

Good design but I prefer see it in a big building.

Harry Wild · May 08, 2009

Only conservative architects can't appreciate the work of more daring designers, for instance look at the work of John Lautner.

Ney · May 08, 2009

it makes the products look messy.

Moraes · May 07, 2009

too much wasted space.. where r the products? really poor drugstore.

Henry · May 07, 2009

so schematic .... and conservative guys !

Where are your from ?

USA.....England ?

Learn something of Eisenmann or Morphosis, please !

chuon chuon mua · May 07, 2009

How intriguing the interior is! I like lines and form of the ceiling though it would seem to be more effective for a cafe's interior.

Andrew · May 06, 2009

zany...maybe a little too crazy. Like a teenager who always has to remind you how crazy she is. This building is saying "I'm zany! right guys? right?"... My eye needs a break from that teenager somewhere.

Daniel Con · May 06, 2009

I like the green lantern on the exterior for the pharmacy. I agree that the ceiling looks way too low, this might work if it were a double height space, but it really dominates the space. Maybe smaller ceiling panels would make it work??

what confuses me is the flamingo..... any explanation? I would like more of a description of this project...why is there, what looks like a pile of dirt with stairs leading up to it??

José · May 06, 2009

What a crap...

Henry · May 06, 2009

AH AH AH....

" the ceiling ....horrible.." ?

How old are you ?

thiago · May 06, 2009

the facade is ok, but the ceiling is horrible.
very weak lightning concept, too low (i guess by the pictures), which means claustrophobic and the finishes and detailing are really poor designed.

as Bo Lucky says, only a few can do it right.. they don't.

Bo Lucky · May 06, 2009

What happend to the right angle? This is what happens when starchitects show a way to desin without a setsquare... only a few can do it right...

Hoctavio · May 06, 2009

Makes me want to pop some pills! I guess it's a strong concept!!!????

BS · May 06, 2009

To be honest I find the light and shapes of the ceiling quite disorienting. Then the skewed framework continues for the exterior too. Kind of makes me think does it take away from the purpose of a drugstore with everything easy to find and organised.

Sheida · May 06, 2009


Henry · May 06, 2009

FANTASTICA FARMACIA ! Fresh and Cool architecture !

.... · May 06, 2009

Maya polymesh before smooth preview

Marcus · May 06, 2009

Very nice geometry. I also like the exterior doors at the entrance.

dustin · May 06, 2009

let me guess... the owner has a second year arch student son who drew up some plans

jw · May 06, 2009

demasiado exagerado y GRATUITO para una farmacia


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