25 Jun 2015
Opening the final day of SuperyachtDESIGN week was a truly inspiring session by Arturo Vittori, co-founder and director of Architecture and Vision. Discussing his wide range of projects, Vittori has experience across the aviation, marine, aerospace and luxury industry.
He commented, "Each industry has something to learn and gain from each other. It is by looking outside each one that we can bring something new in".
A proponent of efficiency and sustainable design, Vittori factors these elements into all his work regardless of which industry the work pertains to. Guests were intrigued as to how this can affect the superyacht industry.
Vittori’s WarkaWater project closely aligns with nature and the theme of SuperyachtDESIGN Week 2015. The 12m tall structures produce potable water from the air for use in rural Ethiopia. Vittori believes that even hull design can be inspired and improved in line with nature,
He concluded, "it isn't so much a question of should the yacht industry design more in line with nature, but actually sitting down and discovering ways in which we can make it a possibility".
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