Saturday, January 11, 2014


Superyacht for Blohm+Voss by Zaha Hadid

Zaha Hadid
Zaha Hadid architects and designers team up with Hamburg based shipbuilders Blohm + Voss to design the spectacular Superyacht. The impressive design moves the boundaries of current yacht design, while at the same the project is shaped with a true sentiment of Zaha Hadid and her team of architects and designers. 
Zaha Hadid

Zaha Hadid

Zaha Hadid
The design concept, launched at the latest exhibition of Zaha Hadid’s work at the David Gill Gallery in London, is based around the sculptural form of a master prototype conceived for a 128m yacht. In addition, the Unique Circle Yachts by Zaha Hadid Architects for Blohm+Voss is a family of five individual 90m yachts that creatively explore the design philosophies of the master prototype within the technical requirements of a fully-engineered yacht design.
Whereas traditional yacht designs adhere to a strict horizontal order, this exoskeleton creates an intense connectivity between the various decks and elements of the design. The fluid design language of the master prototype has been applied to the five subsequent 90m variations of the Unique Circle Yachts, creating a design with the highest correlation between the various options.
The 90m JAZZ yacht is the first of the five Unique Circle Yachts that has been technically specified and detailed by the naval architects at Blohm+Voss. Its lineage from the 128m master prototype is evident, with further technical refinements to address the specifications required for ocean crossings. – from Zaha Hadid
Find more of the Superyacht by Zaha Hadid Architects on our architecture page.

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