Vincent Van Gogh's hometown of Eindhoven pays him a tribute with this glowing bike path interpretation of his "Starry Night" painting. Artist Daan Roosegaarde relied on solar-powered LED lights. Learn more w/ NPR! (photo: Studio Roosegaarde)

In A Dutch Town, A Glowing Bike Path Inspired By Van Gogh

In the Dutch town of Eindhoven, artist Daan Roosegaarde has paid homage to its most famous resident, Vincent Van Gogh, by creating a glowing bike path that relies on solar-powered LED lights and interprets his classic painting Starry Night.

DUNE 4.2, Daan Roosegaarde. A landscape that interacts with human behavior. Fibers brighten according to the sounds motion of passing visitors. This public artwork of 60 meters utilizes less than 60 Watts while intuitively interacting with its visitors; rendering the installation sustainable as well as cutting edge in construction.

A landscape that interacts with human behavior. Fibers brighten according to the sounds & motion of passing visitors.

daan roosegaarde unravels a rainbow of light at amsterdam central station

Daan Roosegaarde opens artwork ‘ Rainbow Station ’ at Amsterdam Central Station.

Daan Roosegaarde's pilot Smart Highway is a Dutch road illuminated with solar power

Daan Roosegaarde's pilot Smart Highway is a road lit with solar power

The first glow-in-the-dark road of Dutch designer Daan Roosegaarde's Smart Highway project has opened in Oss, the Netherlands.

Dutch designer Daan Roosegaarde has developed an "electronic vacuum cleaner" that can remove smog from urban skies and is working with the mayor of Beijing to use the technology in a new park in the city

"Electronic vacuum cleaner" could solve smog

We’re very intrigued by Dutch designer, Dan Roosegaarde’s latest project proposal for an electronic vacuum cleaner that could tackle Beijing.

Interactive Landscapes: Daan Roosegaarde

Dutch artist and architect Daan Roosegaarde creates interactive landscapes that respond intuitively to sound and motion.

Daan Roosegaarde's Waterlicht installation mimics northern lights in Dutch skies

Daan Roosegaarde's Waterlicht mimics northern lights

Daan Roosegaarde's water light installation mimics northern lights in Dutch skies, Netherlands.


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