Prina,The 83 Years Old Architect With His Imaginative Flying Boats

Luigi Prina is more than just an architect, his continuous learning and creativity has allowed him to imagine a new world of his own. When he was only 16-years-old, he entered into a national aircraft modeling competition for the first time, and so on he won, while the organizers of the event were astonished about such a young boy who could create something so extraordinary. His passion and artistic imagination are the essential factors that led him to meet Venetian boat builder and painter Eugenio Tomiolo, this chance get the opportunity for Prina to pose a challenge to Tomiolo, that challenge was making one of his model ships fly through the room like an airplane. Of course, Prina succeeded. After that day, he already had a boat flying around Tomiolo’s small studio, besides painting up some clouds above the flying boat on the ceiling. Then, Prina has called upon his artistic imagination of the mysteries in the universe and unravel it by building flying model boats, bicycles and other Da Vinci-esque aircraft.




Albert Einstein was right when he said, “Imagination is more important than knowledge. For knowledge is limited to all we now know and understand, while imagination embraces the entire world, and all there ever will be to know and understand.”

In this article, we are going to make you get surprised about Prina’s imagination and how it is so extraordinary. Now, we will show you some imaginative images of Prina’s works.










Maria Olson

Maria Olson is a freelance writer with over five years of experience. She specializes in writing about many lifestyle topics including travel and culture, and her work has been published in many worldwide magazines. Maria holds a Bachelor's degree in Journalism has received several awards for her writing. When she's not writing, Maria enjoys exploring new destinations and trying new foods. She is also an avid photographer and has captured stunning images from her travels around the world. Check her articles to learn more about her upcoming projects.
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