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Sumit Singhal
Sumit Singhal
Sumit Singhal loves modern architecture. He comes from a family of builders who have built more than 20 projects in the last ten years near Delhi in India. He has recently started writing about the architectural projects that catch his imagination.

Pharmacy Museum in Oporto, Portugal by SITE SPECIFIC ARQUITECTURA

 
July 16th, 2013 by Sumit Singhal

Article source: SITE SPECIFIC ARQUITECTURA

The project of the Pharmacy Museum is the result of the close relationship between the architecture and the museography since the beginning. The Museum is at the basement of an existing building, contemporary and multifunctional.

Image Courtesy © João Morgado

  • Architects: SITE SPECIFIC ARQUITECTURA
  • Project: PHARMACY MUSEUM
  • Location: OPORTO, Portugal
  • Photography: João Morgado
  • Design, museography, communication: P06-atelier
  • Year: 2010

Image Courtesy © João Morgado

Image Courtesy © João Morgado

The definition of the exhibition space starts from the aim of keeping visible the mesh of the existing structural slab above, creating a geometric reference which together with a white and bright ambience reinforce the concept of limit.

Image Courtesy © João Morgado

The exhibition and its contents define the space, disposed in transparent containers that allowed a global visualization of the space and reinforce the contrast between the exhibition space and pharmaceutical historical environments representations – Estácio Pharmacy in oporto and the Islamic pharmacy. The Islamic pharmacy is being restored in a very careful process and will be placed in site as soon as it will be ready .

Image Courtesy © João Morgado

Image Courtesy © João Morgado

Image Courtesy © João Morgado

Image Courtesy © João Morgado

Image Courtesy © João Morgado

Image Courtesy © João Morgado

Image Courtesy © João Morgado

Image Courtesy © João Morgado

Image Courtesy © João Morgado

Image Courtesy © João Morgado

Image Courtesy © João Morgado

Image Courtesy © João Morgado

Image Courtesy © João Morgado

Image Courtesy © João Morgado

Image Courtesy © João Morgado

Image Courtesy © João Morgado

Image Courtesy © João Morgado

Image Courtesy © João Morgado

Image Courtesy © João Morgado

Image Courtesy © João Morgado

Image Courtesy © João Morgado

Image Courtesy © João Morgado

Image Courtesy © SITE SPECIFIC ARQUITECTURA

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