As for your contribution, Mojomoe, it does look cool. I imagine that the shape of the station and its features is more an aesthetic choice to echo the original rather than functional. After all, I doubt this thing has anything to do with mining. Not sure what the gigantic glowy bits are for, though.
I don't have it in front of me, but the description in the books does mention the idea of the circles like that, so it does have some similarity to the short description as well