Designer: VALOA Design Oy
Architect: Gunnar A. Wahlroos
Constructor: City of Jyväskylä
Manufacturer: Bega, iGuzzini, Philips, Targetti
The lighting of the steps of the Harju ridge brings out the rows of birches surrounding the grand steps. Illuminated white trunks set the pace for a rise to the top of the Harju ridge. A stone wall is partially spotlighted and general lighting for the steps is carried out with wire-suspended lights. The atmosphere is appealing and safe also in the dark. In year 2012 the lowest part of the steps was refurbished and it now has a lovely illuminated water fountain and light benches.
Photographer: Juhana Konttinen