Take to the Seas on a Frank Gehry-Designed Yacht for $100K

Take to the seas on a frank gehry-designed yacht for $100k

In between designing international museums and giving journalists the finger, Frank Gehry likes to unwind at sea. The lifelong yachtsman just last year designed a 74-foot wooden sailboat alongside naval architect Germán Frers for real estate bigwig Ricahrd Cohen. While the yacht has thus far been reserved for Cohen’s private use, according to Gehry in an interview with Sotheby’s (h/t LLNYC), another wealthy seafarer can now raise its sails for a mere $100,000.

While you may have grimaced at that six-figure price tag, it’s not as self-indulgent as it sounds. All of the money raised will be donated to Turnaround Arts, a federal initiative that brings arts education to under-resourced schools—a cause long championed by the starchitect.

The boat design itself is very much Gehry and features his signature waves and titanium details. It’s also been christened the Foggy 2, a playful take on the starchitect’s name Frank Owen Gehry. Of the design, Gehry told Sotheby’s, “On a boat like this, it’s about romance and romantic encounters.” […]

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Aline Chahine
Aline is an international licensed architect currently practicing in Canada, she is the reason you are reading this right now, Aline founded the platform back in 2008 shaping the very foundation of Architecture Lab, her exemplary content curation process that defines the online magazine today.
Aline Chahine
Aline Chahine
Aline is an international licensed architect currently practicing in Canada, she is the reason you are reading this right now, Aline founded the platform back in 2008 shaping the very foundation of Architecture Lab, her exemplary content curation process that defines the online magazine today. Highlights Aline founded Architecture Lab in 2008 Lead editor of dan | dailyarchnews since 2019 Founded and Creative Director of DesignRaid Licensed architect with creative sales and marketing experience Experience As full-fledged architect, Aline's background involved a great deal of research that lead to the creation of Architecture Lab as an online database of exemplary design. Her experience snowballed into founding two architecture platforms, Architecture Lab and DesignRaid. Education Aline received USEK’s Master of Architecture in 2004 and BA in English from the University of Toronto
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