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Monday, July 13, 2009

Spectacular Dream Yachts to Set Sail | Autopia | Wired.com

Ok, this has absolutely nothing to do with Revit, BIM, LEED or IPD, but I still thought it was supercool. I was watching a TV show tonight and they used a line I really liked: "The only wrong thing is to do nothing"

Take a look below and see if this does anything for your artistic design creativity.

Infintas - Photo: SchopferYachts

So often we’re teased with amazing renderings of things that could be but never will because they lack a bridge between blue sky and real world. The latest virtual tease, a pair of futuristic yachts rapidly rising in virtual visibility, breaks that convention. Designer Kevin Schöpfer plans to set sail in three years.

Schöpfer Yachts’ first design, Oculus, demonstrated a futuristic melding of boat, spaceship and fish at an impressive 250 feet long. Then came the even larger and more futuristic looking Infinitas, an astonishing 300 feet long. Needless to say we were intrigued.

The founder of Schöpfer Yachts is an accomplished architect who studied at Syracuse and Harvard. His resumé includes the upcoming International UFO Museum in Roswell, N.M. and the Wine Room at Nebula Casino in Macau. Schöpfer has worked with internationally acclaimed urban planning guru Paolo Soleri and is working on the post-Katrina proposal to turn New Orleans into a floating city.

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