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A glazed facade with LVL mullions

The Idea Store, containing a library, cafe, spaces for adult education and computer access, is a single-storey, lightweight steel structure, approximately 60m long, built on the roof of a 1960s concrete flat-roofed shopping arcade. At the south end it extends beyond the original building to create a double-height atrium - the main entrance - with access at ground-floor level.

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