The project sits within a 3,000.00 m2 site and consists of an open-air horse riding arena (90 x 70 Mt.), an indoor riding arena (70 x 35 Mt.), a 3,849.00 m2 paddock, stables for 99 horses, horse facilities, a club house with lounge, restaurant, terrace, shop and administrative facilities, parking space, a 962.00 m2 warehouse for storing horse food and parking space for 10 horse trailers.
The main concept of design was to make a building that enhanced the horse riding experience, as well as the magnificent sightseeing of the forest. The building fits as easily as possible with the current topographic conditions of the site and tries to generate as many unobstructed views as possible.
Within La Reserva, there are strict environmental guidelines, that´s why the project was decided to have a south orientation, 79.17% of roof water collection, the removal and replanting of 73 trees, 12.64% of the construction surface needs radiant heating, the considerable use of skylights, the use of solar power energy and manure management for heating purposes. The building materials needed to have a good thermal efficiency, that´s why the two main materials are natural stone and wood.
All along the design phase there was a strong collaboration between the design, the environmental and the master plan teams. This collaboration has in purpose to carry out a respectful and integrated design that would fit the clients needs.
Mexicacn wave 2010
|Location:||Lerma municipality, Mexico|
|Client:||Desarrollo a Ecolgía SA de CV|
|Area:||11 905 m2|
|Completion:||2008 - 2009|
Hierve is a small multidisciplinary design firm created in 1999 by Alejandro Villarreal, with the purpose to serve society through high quality architectural, product design, visual arts and the development of business model projects.
The word “Hierve” (boiling), derives from the active, moving and dynamic properties of any liquid at its boiling state, from our continual need to create and irradiate ideas, concepts and projects.
The word “Diseñeria” (designery), is a self invented word describing that design is the main activity of our business, just as it is used in a “bakery”, “carpentry” or “smithery”.
To ignite, burst, stretch, fold, mold, juggle, bounce, bake, suction, open, connect, expand, and liberate creativity, with the main purpose of inducing it into the world, to produce some change, benefit, improvement, evolution and liberation
Villarreal, Alejandro (principal)
Acle, Alfredo 2000 – 2002
Altamirano, Gabriela 2003
Casares, Andrés 2007 – 2008
Costa-Laurent, Fatima 2004
García Crespo, Arturo 2007, 2008, 2009
Martínez, Victor 2002 – 2003
Merodio, Mikel 2005
Novelo, Denisse 2008 – 2009
Niño de Rivera, Armando 2002 – 2005
Ramirez, Jesús 2004 – 2006, 2008 – 2010
Ramirez, Sugey 2002 – 2008
Ramirez Corzo, Cecilia 1999 – 2002
Rosas, Gabriela 2006, 2008 – 2010