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Craftsmanship in urban design

Malecón Waterfront, Puerto Vallarta, MX

Synthesizing traditional craftsmanship with the 21st-century needs of today, the Malecón waterfront enhances the local identity of Puerto Vallarta and promotes its position in today’s tourism industry.

Embracing the traditional river stone paving technique: This design is referred to as the “Mosaico Vallarta”, inspired by a masterpiece commissioned to the prominent Huichol artist, Fidenzio Benitez in which the artist narrates the Origin of Vallarta; a place where Motherland and Ocean meets.


A choreography of palms dancing along the esplanade; generating a dialogue between the building facades, the promenade, and their visitors.

A revitalized
waterfront for all

Municipality of Puerto Vallarta

Trama Arquitectos, Estudio 3.14

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