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This is the fairly impressive roof of Eldon Garden, which is marred by the 80s decor which consists mainly of arched mirrors, presumably to try and make the space look lighter. Given the arty reputation Eldon Garden tries to create for itself, I reckon it would look great with a bit of a renovation and a hanging artwork – something like a mini version of Snow’s Flight Stop in Toronto – but something more local to Newcastle, of course, and perhaps more in keeping with the wrought iron supports. I’ve been learning loads about re-using older parts of building as replacement pieces for newer buildings, it’s a movement and it’s art. I first got into it after watching a home renovations show, the man create so many shed glass replacement alternative right before my eyes that I was sold on the concept.

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