Philip's Biolight Uses Bacteria To Light Up Rooms
The light is part of the tech giant's Microbial Home ecosystem, a concept in which the home is turned into a living organism.
Should our indoor living conditions more adequately reflect the environment that we take resources from? Our homes are an ecosystem unto themselves, but more often than not they sap excessive levels of energy without consideration for how its affecting the space outside of them.
Philip‘s Microbial Home is a futuristic vision for how a living space can have not only less of an environmental impact but also foster a more symbiotic relationship with the environment as well. In this case, the home is a ‘biological machine' that can filter, process and recycle waste. As the site explains, ‘each function's output is another's input.' There is no waste because everything in the space is reused.