Sunrise Stations

Pauline Lightburne

The area of VGNP is not given a lot of sun, especially during winter. This influences people’s moods, energy levels and sleep quality. Light boosts in the morning helps reset the body’s biological clock, balance hormone levels and prevent winter depression. The Sunrise Stations are scattered around VGNP in spaces of flux. They are vertical rings in which people can sit or lounge under a light of 6000 lux. A solar panel placed on the top of the ring soaks up all the sun available to power the light that shines for people before they start their day.

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