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Young Designer of the Year Awards 2019 finalists announced

Young Designer of the Year Awards 2019 finalists announced

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Athanasios Kamaris

This year’s Young Designer of the Year task asked entrants to design a sail assisted motor yacht that is as beautiful as it is original, integrating the best design elements of motor yachts and sailing yachts. With a hull shape provided by Oceanco, entrants were tasked with creating the exterior styling of the motor–sailing yacht and the layout of three decks.

Concept Name: Nabuco

Nationality: Italian Greek

Education: ISD Institut Superior Design Rubika

Designer Statement:

The project attempt to keep the aspect of lightness, proper of a sailing yacht, together with all the comfort of a motor yacht. The hull was designed like a compact shape modeled by the sea and the wind. On this natural volume, the sun deck intersects itself as an artificial element. The concept was to create an approach between human building capacity and those of nature. The two Dynarig masts with 1800 m² of photovoltaic sails are positioned at the two extremities of the sundeck surrounding the glazed structure. The sun deck is composed of various intimate areas as the partially closed salon and the modular foredeck. The aft deck is a wide area without fixed furniture. It is conceived like an essential changeable area close to home living. The hull surface of more than 800 m² is covered with a multilayer of photovoltaic paint able to absorb direct and indirect light. Nabuco communicates his characteristic eco-sustainability via warning lights on the back of the masts. The night is possible to see the use of the accumulated energy during the day decrease. In addition to the wind strength, the aim is to make the yacht sensitive to nature element.

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