Good vibrations

MY "Octopus"

Completion 2003


Work on the 413ft mega yacht Octopus gave the firm Deutsche Werkstätten Hellerau experience in the construction of two highly unusual interior spaces. Over two levels, they built, among other things, a cinema and a studio for the yacht's music-loving owner. In addition to the customised specifications typically provided by Deutsche Werkstätten Hellerau, this project involved soundproofing the music studio to allow professional recordings to be made. The whole space was soundproofed using multiplex boards with two 4mm-thick lead inserts to dampen the vibrations. The same approach was also used for the cinema.  

Text: Deutsche Werkstätten
Photo: Klaus Jordan