Originally Posted by thestartrekker
Well to be fair we are told the nacelles do their thing with the warp field, thats why they are held away from the ship. The saucer is mainly crew quaters, labs etc, the bridge is on the dome, the deflector...deflects and so on. Same thing with Klingon ships, and so on.
I just am really curious as to what they do, even if they are Borg and not Romulan.
From what I saw in the movie, the idea seems to have been to design it crammed and a bit surrealistic, such that you don't understand its purpose. Which is a pretty straightforward way to create a menace, be it the boogey man in the dark or a starship.