SPACESPACE: isoyama dispensing pharmacy
SPACESPACE: isoyama dispensing pharmacy SPACESPACE: isoyama dispensing pharmacy
jul 25, 2011

SPACESPACE: isoyama dispensing pharmacy

osaka-based architecture practice SPACESPACE has completed ‘isoyama dispensing pharmacy’, a single-storey building in suzuka-shi, mie, japan. situated in a suburb populated by cars, the design utilizes a large parking space in front of the structure as a multifunctional square for the local residents.

SPACESPACE: isoyama dispensing pharmacy
street view



generously stepped back from the street line, the dispensing pharmacy is conceived as a pavilion-like structure with a transparent glass face. a series of slim pillars provide support for an extended roof slab while maintaining undisrupted sight lines to the activities within. the service area of the facility is located in the front while functional programs line the back wall of the floor plan. the result is an intuitive layout that ensures an efficient operation for both the users and the workers.

SPACESPACE: isoyama dispensing pharmacy
under the overhang



the design utilizes a floral motif throughout, from the column form to the pavement patterns outside. in addition to signalling parking positions, the overlays are used in the interior as guides that direct the flow of customers.

SPACESPACE: isoyama dispensing pharmacy
floor-to-ceiling glass facade

SPACESPACE: isoyama dispensing pharmacy
interior view

SPACESPACE: isoyama dispensing pharmacy
reception space

SPACESPACE: isoyama dispensing pharmacy
administering counter

SPACESPACE: isoyama dispensing pharmacy
interior at night

SPACESPACE: isoyama dispensing pharmacy

SPACESPACE: isoyama dispensing pharmacy

SPACESPACE: isoyama dispensing pharmacy
night view



project info:


structure: steel
storeys: 1
site area: 168.77 m2
floor area: 65.75 m2

  • jesus, am I still awake?

    jTr says:
  • It’s a pure architecture ! Well done !

    sylvbouy says:
  • let’s hear it for… mr. Mies Van Der Rohe. 😉
    very nice. very clean. I like it.

    marceloaguiar says:
  • Absolutely perfect …

    mist says:

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