Plants grow most of the time in the direction of incoming sunlight. If you use growing-LEDs, you can direct the growing-path of a plant.
We used this strategy to create material of living structures through CNC-operated LEDs by building a machine that is similar to a 3D-printer. The filament is here the plant, which is extruding itself. In this project the digital and the organic world are coming together.
Partner for this project: Daniel Theis