The Hay Equestrian Center and Eatery / Architectkidd

Curated by Hana Abdel
RESTAURANT, RECREATION & TRAINING • BANGKOK, THAILAND
Architects : Architectkidd
Area : 2000 m²
Year : 2019
Photographs : Jinnawat Borihankijanan
Architect In Charge : Architectkidd
Design Team : Korpong Sanaha, Nopnapa Areevijittrakoon, Waraporn Srikokjareon, Félix Baroux, Jariyawadee Lekawatana, Udomsak Komonvilas, Luke Yeung
City : Bangkok
Country : Thailand

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Textual content description offered by the architects. Architectkidd has accomplished the design of a horse-riding faculty in Bangkok. Named The Hay Equestrian Heart & Eatery, the design is positioned on the outskirts of town. The primary intention is to design a spot that’s pleasant for each horses and other people. Emphasis is made to create an architectural design that might foster remedy applications, the place horses take part in restoring the well being of youngsters and sufferers.

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Throughout visits to the location, the Architectkidd staff interacted with the horses and had been impressed by their motion, anatomy and their convex and concave curvatures. The areas had been laid out in line with the methods the horses transfer by way of the location, from stables to the general public areas. As well as, the architecture of the principle building of the equestrian middle references these curved varieties by way of using wood supplies.

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Working with a pre-existing structural grid and column format that had already been constructed, Architectkidd designed wooden panels that had been fabricated in ways in which might merge the wall and ceiling surfaces. The ensuing curved varieties had been then layered over the traditional structure and concrete development.

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Architectkidd and the house owners selected to protect the pure ending of all of the building supplies used. The Padauk wooden (Pterocarpus genus), with its pure variations in colour starting from orange-brown to crimson (and in time oxidizes to a darker purple-brown), resemble the colour of the horses within the equestrian middle.

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Though the important components of this equestrian middle are the horses themselves, the design goals to create a cushty setting for youngsters and households. The inside areas permit for pure gentle and crops to develop. From the restaurant, persons are capable of look exterior and continuously work together with the horse riders and using observe. All the space is conducive to not solely horses and other people, but additionally different animals equivalent to ponies, geese and chickens. For Architectkidd, it was a singular expertise to design for such an animal group.