Gallery: Wikado Playground is Built From Recycled Wind Turbine Blades i...

 
What do you do with retired wind turbine blades? Why, you turn them into a super fun playground of course! Wikado Playground in The Netherlands is a renovation of play area in desperate need of attention. 2012Architecten handled the design and renovation of the area for Kinderparadijs Meidoorn and made use of five discarded rotor blades to create a maze-like play area with slides, towers, nets and plenty of interactive elements.

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  1. quinny March 27, 2012 at 12:56 pm

    I saw a documentary on the construction of wind turbines once. They said the trailing edge of the blades is ground almost razor sharp for aerodynamic reasons.

    I sure hope they did something about that before putting the blades in the playground…

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