DI: What is the main principle, idea and inspiration behind your design?
BA : Next generation and galactic design. Idea is to create most unique and high-tech marine vessel as well as her hull (body) This is the future of marine vessels.Better stability , much faster and low fuel consumption.
DI: What has been your main focus in designing this work? Especially what did you want to achieve?
BA : Main focus was as timeless as possible. I always want , even after 50 years , design should still giving an inspiration.
DI: What are your future plans for this award winning design?
BA : To built it.
DI: How long did it take you to design this particular concept?
BA : The hull is completed with many tries and tests in 25 years, and rest of her took 4 months to design.
DI: Why did you design this particular concept? Was this design commissioned or did you decide to pursuit an inspiration?
BA : I decide to pursuit an inspiration because I believe this will bring better solutions to the marine industry.
DI: Is your design being produced or used by another company, or do you plan to sell or lease the production rights or do you intent to produce your work yourself?
BA : We are looking for the builder or client to built her.
DI: What made you design this particular type of work?
BA : Vision and experience.
DI: Where there any other designs and/or designers that helped the influence the design of your work?
BA : Hull design/ invention by G. Jelle Bilkert and rest of her exterior and general arrangement is my work.
DI: Who is the target customer for his design?
BA : Any one who can effort and enjoy the first game changer of the sea. A family and their friends who can travel and stay on the sea about 3 or 4 weeks.
DI: What sets this design apart from other similar or resembling concepts?
BA : Hull design and hull's benefits.
DI: How did you come up with the name for this design? What does it mean?
BA : Escalade means ; the scaling of fortified walls using ladders, as a form of military attack. Because I think this design will be raising up to the top and will overshadow others
DI: Which design tools did you use when you were working on this project?
BA : Autocad , Photohop , Alias surface , V-ray.
DI: What is the most unique aspect of your design?
BA : Her hull and large areas enough to have similar space with 33 meters yachts on 25 meters.
DI: Who did you collaborate with for this design? Did you work with people with technical / specialized skills?
BA : Yes absolutely. Worked with Mr. Gerard Jelle Bilkert - the inventer of this new generation hull.
DI: What is the role of technology in this particular design?
BA : She will be using latest marine technologies when she built.
DI: Is your design influenced by data or analytical research in any way? What kind of research did you conduct for making this design?
BA : Mostly technological researches for the engineering and galactic designs for the styling.
DI: What are some of the challenges you faced during the design/realization of your concept?
BA : Big challenge was creating the General Arrangement and placing the engines. Because she has totally different hull type then other marine vessels.
DI: How did you decide to submit your design to an international design competition?
BA : I as always thinking to send my designs to A Design Awards and when I started this unique project I said ; this is the time.
DI: What did you learn or how did you improve yourself during the designing of this work?
BA : I learned that design is limitless and we can improve our designs as much as we improve ourselves.