Sleek fiberglass visitor center is a beacon for wind energy in Denmark

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The wind turbines at Thisted, Denmark don’t just generate renewable energy—these massive structures are among the world’s largest offshore wind turbines and have become a big draw for tourism too. In light of the site’s popularity, Cubo Arkitekter was tapped to design the Østerild Visitors and Operation Center that offers insight on wind energy and other sustainable technologies.

Completed last year in the National Park Thy, the nearly 7,000-square-foot Østerild Visitors… View full post on Inhabitat – Green Design, Innovation, Architecture, Green Building



Airstream launches its first-ever fiberglass camper for under $50K

The makers of the iconic “silver bullet” travel trailer have just launched Nest, their highly anticipated Airstream that’s unlike any you’ve ever seen before. Designed as a home away from home, the modern Nest camper is big on comfort and amenities but also resilient and easy to tow—making it the ideal adventure camper. Unlike its aluminum predecessors, Airstream’s newest addition to the family is also an innovative one and marks the company’s first departure from aluminum for the world… View full post on Inhabitat – Green Design, Innovation, Architecture, Green Building