Pilgrim´s Route

¨Ruta del Peregrino¨ is 117 kilometers long. More than 2 million pilgrims travel from all around Mexico to walk through Jalisco Mountains on the Holy Week, from Ameca to Talpa de Allende. This annual pilgrimage involve man and women of all ages. Religious tourism haven´t been recognized until a few years ago, in collaboration with an international team of architects and designers invited by Jalisco government, the team developed the designs of infrastructure for pilgrims, as basic services, shelters, lookpoints and sanctuaries in order to help the pilgrimage to be continued and asure regular incomes for local people trough the year.

Client: Secretaría de Turismo del Estado de Jalisco, México.
Location: From Ameca to Talpa de Allende, Jalisco, México
Program: Master Plan
Master Plan: Tatiana Bilbao + Derek Dellekamp + Rozana Montiel
Environmental Strategy: TOA | Taller de Operaciones Ambientales.
Research Team: Adiranne Montemayor | Carlos Zimbrón.
Architects and Designers Invited: Ai Wei Wei | Fake Design (China)Luis Aldrete (Mexico) | Christ&Gantenbein (Switzerland) | Dellekamp Arquitectos (Mexico) | Elemental (Chile) | Godoylab (Mexico) | HHF (Switzerland) | Omar Orlaineta (Mexico) | Rozana Montiel (Mexico) | Tatiana Bilbao (Mexico) | Taller TOA (Mexico)