Equestrian Centre and Spa in Mornington
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Equestrian Centre and Spa in Mornington

Located on the Mornington Peninsula, south of Melbourne, the Equestrian Centre was created by London-based Seth Stein Architects in collaboration with Watson Architecture + Design.

Equestrian Centre by Seth Stein Architects and Watson Architecture + Design

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Equestrian Centre by Seth Stein Architects and Watson Architecture + Design

© Lisbeth Grosmann

Architects: Seth Stein Architects, Watson Architecture + Design
Location: Mornington Peninsula, Victoria, Australia
Photography: Lisbeth Grosmann

The 1,000 sqm complex was designed exclusively for the breeding of warm blood eventing horses, comprising stables, paddock and menage, constituting the first part of a private country estate.

Equestrian Centre by Seth Stein Architects and Watson Architecture + Design

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Equestrian Centre by Seth Stein Architects and Watson Architecture + Design

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The stables are framed by a reinforced wall of rammed earth that runs along the southern border of the labelled section of the site in a reverse-J shape, overlooking the Bass Strait.

Equestrian Centre by Seth Stein Architects and Watson Architecture + Design

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Equestrian Centre by Seth Stein Architects and Watson Architecture + Design

© Lisbeth Grosmann

Equestrian Centre by Seth Stein Architects and Watson Architecture + Design

© Lisbeth Grosmann

Equestrian Centre by Seth Stein Architects and Watson Architecture + Design

© Lisbeth Grosmann

The crescent plan let stables are invariably arranged around communal external spaces, wrapping a semi-circular lawn that functions as a paddock, at the end of the curving wall, there is a small pool of water offering the horses a place to cool down and have a drink.

Equestrian Centre by Seth Stein Architects and Watson Architecture + Design

© Lisbeth Grosmann

Equestrian Centre by Seth Stein Architects and Watson Architecture + Design

© Lisbeth Grosmann

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