No More Streetlights?

One of the unacknowledged skills of good design is illuminating our streets. Most Landscape Architects have had to deal with the often conflicting requirements of city engineers wanting poles and wires for services in our streetscapes.

There is some Amazing research from ( where else) California that could one day see street trees as street lights. sounds fanciful but glow in the dark plants have been grown before.

http://www.smithsonianmag.com/ideas-innovations/Creating-a-New-Kind-of-Night-Light-Glow-in-the-Dark-Trees-215077381.html?device=iphone

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