March 24, 2014 Andy Cush

In the above video interview from Dezeen, self-described designer/artist/architect Daan Roosegaarde describes his latest endeavor: replacing streetlights with genetically engineered glowing trees. A small early prototype was created by merging the DNA of bioluminescent underwater bacteria with that of a houseplant. “When you have a jellyfish, deep, deep underwater, it creates its own light,” he says. “Its does not […]

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