Archinect - News 2016-02-12T17:41:56-05:00 http://archinect.com/news/article/138490690/frank-gehry-designs-his-first-yacht-foggy Frank Gehry designs his first yacht, "Foggy" Amelia Taylor-Hochberg 2015-10-08T13:15:00-04:00 >2015-10-23T23:17:04-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/4b/4b1508a7e0ea33e6df040df8c49a9169.jpg" width="514" height="257" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>Fashioned out of traditional larch wood but accented with titanium and a glass latticework that glimmers like a school of fish, she looked schizophrenic, a hybrid of past and future. [...] Gehry is an avid yachtsman, and sailing informs much of his most famous work&mdash;think of the billowing motif of the Guggenheim Museum Bilbao, New York's IAC building, and, most recently, the Louis Vuitton Foundation [...] "On a boat like this, it's about romance and romantic encounters," the architect says.</p></em><br /><br /><p>It took him nearly 87 years, but Frank Gehry has finally designed his first yacht, for developer Richard Cohen &ndash; joining the ranks of <a href="https://www.google.com/url?sa=t&amp;rct=j&amp;q=&amp;esrc=s&amp;source=web&amp;cd=1&amp;cad=rja&amp;uact=8&amp;ved=0CB0QFjAAahUKEwjfsY_TrrPIAhWNNYgKHQnXDGY&amp;url=http%3A%2F%2Farchinect.com%2Fnews%2Farticle%2F84210724%2Fzaha-hadid-designs-superyachts-for-blohm-voss&amp;usg=AFQjCNFnq44NcMkyoSmEBRAxQA8Y4kS3BA&amp;sig2=UDxLx44xsS6FkOBgtxUNtA&amp;bvm=bv.104615367,d.cGU" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Zaha Hadid</a>, <a href="https://www.google.com/url?sa=t&amp;rct=j&amp;q=&amp;esrc=s&amp;source=web&amp;cd=1&amp;cad=rja&amp;uact=8&amp;ved=0CB0QFjAAahUKEwjKwK_arrPIAhVLMogKHbeOBhI&amp;url=http%3A%2F%2Farchinect.com%2Fnews%2Farticle%2F55770%2Ffoster-yachts-yachtplus&amp;usg=AFQjCNExDuVHrYqYBfro_R36yg3miY6IUA&amp;sig2=JDDCurEL0yRt9OeF5uXp0Q" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Norman Foster</a>, Renzo Piano and John Pawson who have all taken a stab at nautical design.&nbsp;Gehry's personal sailboat, a Beneteau First 44.7 named&nbsp;"Foggy 1", resides in Marina del Rey.</p><p>Check out more shots of the boat and its interior in the image gallery.</p> http://archinect.com/news/article/84210724/zaha-hadid-designs-superyachts-for-blohm-voss Zaha Hadid Designs Superyachts For Blohm+Voss Archinect 2013-10-15T11:47:00-04:00 >2013-10-15T11:50:32-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/vs/vsr62meld8ac02zq.jpg" width="514" height="257" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>The striking exoskeleton structure of the upper section is an interwoven network of supports that vary in thickness and lend a natural aesthetic to the yacht&rsquo;s external appearance; evoking the organic structural systems found in nature. This exoskeleton connects the various levels and decks seamlessly via expressive diagonals. Where traditional yacht design adheres to a strict horizontal order, Hadid has created an intense connectivity between the various decks and elements of the design.</p></em><br /><br /><!DOCTYPE html PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD HTML 4.0 Transitional//EN" "http://www.w3.org/TR/REC-html40/loose.dtd"> <html><head><meta></head></html>