Studio Roosegaarde’s latest project, a glowing bike path inspired by Vincent Van Gogh’s “The Starry Night”, is finally open in The Netherlands. Simply put, the illuminated bike path consists of swirling solar-powered LED lights and light-collecting paint. When darkness falls, the path is lit by thousands of sparkling stones, creating a beautiful night sky of sorts on the ground. Continue reading for a video and more information.
“The path connects Van Gogh heritage locations in the Netherlands and it was created for the Van Gogh 2015 international theme year. ‘I wanted to create a place that people will experience in a special way, the technical combined with experience, that’s what techno-poetry means to me,’ said creator Daan Roosegaarde. The path is located in the Dutch province of Noord Brabant,” reports Inhabitat.