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Sustainable luxury stables in Mexico

Mexican architects APT (Archictura para todos) developed an equestrian center on the highest point of Cuernavaca, Mexico. The project was published on the popular architectural website Designboom. They wrote: Aesthetically echoing simple powerful geometries and terraced construction of the region, the project also takes on another layer of sustainability by using a combination of locally sourced materials and labor, rainwater harvesting, biologically filtering grey water for irrigati...

Danish Blue Hors Stud uses biomass heating

The famous Blue Hors Stud in Denmark, home to a series of impressive stallions like Don Schufro, Zack and Romanov, got a total make over in 2013/2014. The total facility stretches out over 250 hectare on which the young stock is being raised, the hay and straw is being grown and where you can find a equestrian center that's state of the art. The new buildings were designed by Danish architects EplusN. It's an architectural feast for the eye and the entire complex has a very efficient set ...

Must read: Healthy stables by design

The Sustainable Horse Insider Architect John Blackburn talks about his work and his latest book “Healthy Stables by Design”. We are happy mr Blackburn agreed to talk to us to provide some background information about his wonderful book. John Blackburn has been designing sustainable stables way before the word ‘sustainability’ became in fashion. “When I started designing for horses and started my practice 30 years ago (1983), I was focused on designing for the health and ...