Sometimes when work on Notre Dame needs a little more thought there’s always cricket.
Make it right
The Association of Historical Monuments Restoration Companies represents 232 specialized companies including 94 masonry and stone cutting companies. The association intends to oppose all solutions that would use modern materials, such as a titanium roof or a concrete framework.
Medieval stonemasons built well
Medieval stonemasons built soaring vaulted ceilings using techniques that are still not completely understood today.
Use builders with medieval skills
Not everyone wants the restoration
Perhaps the intense fire at Notre Dame last month was just a verdict of our civilisation.
The following article argues something along those lines.
How Keep Building a Cathedral Like Notre-Dame
But what burned away in Paris in April was a technical marvel, the height— literally — of 12th- and 13th-century engineering.
No ‘crazy’ modernist rebuild please
Since last week many people have been engaging with passers-by in some of the busiest junctions in Paris to obtain signatures for a restoration that will truly respect Notre Dame.
Macron is under pressure
Many architecture and heritage experts have called on France’s president Macron to reconsider restoring Notre Dame in great haste.
Worldwide French company may help
A French high-end woodworking company, Asselin, is in talks to help after the Notre Dame fire last month,