Yacht design inspired by Voronoi diagram

Posted to Data Art  |  Tags: ,  |  Nathan Yau

Industrial architect Hyun-Seok Kim, known for eccentric yacht designs, uses Voronoi diagrams as his latest inspiration:

Still at the design stage, the 125-meter vessel is adorned with a complex lattice exterior that its designer, South Korean industrial architect Hyun-Seok Kim, says is based on an algorithmic diagram by Georgy Voronoy, a math professor who lived under the Russian empire during the late 1800s.

I can’t wait for the subsequent bar, pie, and treemap yachts. They will be glorious.

[CNN via @shiffman]

2 Comments

  • A pie chart yacht could be pretty awesome if all of the slices could detach as smaller boats.

    • That’d be something cool to see – although people would probably complain that the size of the yacht wedges were too hard to compare.

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