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Stunning Lookout Frames the Jalisco Mountains for Weary Pilgrims

Posted By Tafline Laylin On June 27, 2011 @ 10:41 am In Architecture,Gallery | 2 Comments

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© Iwan Baan

At only 140 m sq, the lookout point provides visitors traveling the Ruta del Pelegrino a brief respite from their arduous journey. It also comprises one part of a larger corridor studded with sustainable architectural projects [1] that in no way detract from the ecological or historical integrity [2] of this very important event.

Albeit a simple design, we find it very beautiful and inspiring.

+ Elemental Architects [3]

Via Dezeen [4]

Gallery Images 1-2: © Iwan Baan [5]

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URLs in this post:

[1] sustainable architectural projects: http://inhabitat.com/sustainable-design-firm-pugh-scarpa-win-2010-aia-architecture-firm-award/

[2] ecological or historical integrity: http://inhabitat.com/nyc/event/an-educational-ecological-bike-ride-in-the-lower-east-side/

[3] + Elemental Architects: http://www.elementalchile.cl/publicos/andador_ruta_del_peregrino/andador-peatonal-del-peregrino/

[4] Dezeen: http://www.dezeen.com/2011/06/25/ruta-del-peregrino-crosses-lookout-point-by-elemental/

[5] Iwan Baan : http://www.iwan.com

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