Saturday, October 21, 2017

Island Resorts

UK: Spitbank Fort’s Dramatic Makeover as a Luxury Private Island Resort

An aging concrete gun fort off the Hampshire coast has undergone a dramatic transformation into a (surprisingly elegant) private island retreat.

(Image courtesy of Vladi Private Islands)

The southerly British seaside is known for many things; a mild climate, quaint resort towns, and stretches of beach packed with sun-deprived northerners. In recent …Read More: UK: Spitbank Fort’s Dramatic Makeover as a Luxury Private Island Resort

Breaking Island News

Europe: Could This Artificial Island Help Boost Wind Energy?

Wind energy is plentiful but hard to store for the future, so engineers have come up with an innovative solution that makes use of a man-made island.

(Image from the office of Minister Vande Lanotte)

The choppy waters of the North Sea have no small abundance of blowing gales – could there …Read More: Europe: Could This Artificial Island Help Boost Wind Energy?