The wrought iron tradition

At the end of the Victorian Era decorative steel flourished from the
forge of the blacksmith. Many fine examples are still to be seen throughout our cities.
In the Melbourne suburb of Toorak architecture of the 1920’s through to the 60’s
predominates with wrought iron being a feature. For their project the owners of this grand
30’s period two storey residence chose traditional wrought iron metalwork for their
pergola and nearby pool fence. Handpainted, with a well defined patina the steel
beautifully locates in its aged environment.

LandscapeDesigner – Eugene Gilligan
Landscape construction – LiveInLandscapes
Steel design and construction – Gardens of Steel


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