I'm in the process of doing everything at once, bit by bit. So I'm going to list thoughts and actions and try to organize/order them as I go along - there's just a lot going on...
I'm considering programming the boards to interact with each other so that as the sun sets, the lights will come on dimly initially, then brighten to a certain spectrum upon nightfall.
At the proposed site location, the LED strips will be directed in an optimal spot to provide beauty and security lighting along the concrete path, which is set between an ongoing development and a parking lot.
The LEDs will be connected to a solar-powered motion sensor so that people moving in and out of the space will experience the space under a different perspective, hopefully under an elevated sense of safety and positive awe.
My friend James McMullen (scroll down until you see his name/pic) turned me on to the open source philosophy so I want to make files, techniques, processes available at no cost to anyone wanting to build this device for their community/family.
If folks still want the device and are willing to buy it, I'd consider creating a commercialized product for bulk purchase.
In developing the following circuit boards: