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Arabian Horse Center

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1984, Hoffman Reed Partnership. 12000 Zuni St.

This exotic, sand-colored complex is the international headquarters for the Arabian Horse Association, Registry and Trust. The $6 million center includes offices, a library, an art gallery, a film room, and an archives in a Middle East–influenced structure with rich interior appointments. Ogee arches decorated with subtly colored tiles frame terraces and a reflecting pool on a linear axis. The same decorative tiles are inset into floors in a central, glass-roofed atrium supported by ogee arches with flat-roofed square bays, offering spectacular mountain views from the west-sloping hillside.

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Thomas J. Noel
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Thomas J. Noel, "Arabian Horse Center", [Westminster, Colorado], SAH Archipedia, eds. Gabrielle Esperdy and Karen Kingsley, Charlottesville: UVaP, 2012—, http://sah-archipedia.org/buildings/CO-01-AM16.

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