Re: GESO Cathédrale Notre-Dame de Paris.

Daniel J. Matyola danmatyola at gmail.com
Fri Apr 19 14:07:21 EDT 2019


How about using steel, which doesn't burn as quickly?

Dan Matyola
http://www.pentaxphotogallery.com/danieljmatyola


On Fri, Apr 19, 2019 at 12:02 AM John <jsessoms002 at nc.rr.com> wrote:

> https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Glued_laminated_timber
>
> On 4/18/2019 03:46:33, Bob Pdml wrote:
> >> I expect the oak will be replaced with some kind of engineered wood
> beams.
> >
> >
> > That would be the architectural equivalent of this:
> > https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-europe-19349921
> >
> > On the other hand it was the French who gave us post-modernism and a
> love of fragmentation and the simulacrum, so perhaps it's not a bad idea.
> >
> > Apparently a US researcher recently laser-scanned the whole thing, so
> maybe we could just 3D-print a new one, in resin made from harvested ocean
> plastic.
> >
> > https://www.architecturaldigest.com/story/future-of-notre-dame
> >
> > B
> >
> >> On 18 Apr 2019, at 01:00, John <jsessoms002 at nc.rr.com> wrote:
> >>
> >> It took 182 years to build it the first time, so if it takes longer
> than 5 years for the repairs that's not such a big deal.
> >>
> >> Carpenters can be trained. If it takes 40 years to rebuild it, that's a
> career.
> >>
> >> The oak might be another problem, but I expect the oak will be replaced
> with some kind of engineered wood beams. Nor will it surprise me if there's
> a lot of international support for the reconstruction.
> >>
> >>> On 4/17/2019 13:52:11, Bob Pdml wrote:
> >>> French people are saying 'typical Macron, promising something when he
> has no idea whether it is possible or not'. One article i read suggests
> that it will take up to 40 years. The bishop has already said it will be
> closed for at least 5 or 6.
> >>> One of the problems is that there aren't enough oak trees or
> carpenters with the right skills
> >>>> On 17 Apr 2019, at 17:52, Paul Stenquist <pnstenquist at comcast.net>
> wrote:
> >>>>
> >>>> Thanks to all who commented or had a look. In the hours since this
> tragedy it’s become obvious that the cathedral can be restored. I will take
> year -- Macron says 5 years — but it will be worth the wait.
> >>>>
> >>>>> On Apr 16, 2019, at 3:12 PM, Paul Stenquist <pnstenquist at comcast.net>
> wrote:
> >>>>>
> >>>>> I’m catholic only by birth not by practice, but watching Notre Dame
> burn last night was crushing. I immediately recalled how I was overwhelmed
> by the majesty and history of this ancient cathedral when I visited it on a
> spring afternoon in 2003. Extending a business trip by a day, I wandered
> the streets of Paris with my Leica iiif RD and Summicron 50/2 Collapsible,
> alternately shooting tribute-x and Portra 400. I had the color neg film
> loaded when I stopped in the cathedral and captured a few images as best I
> could, given the faded mirror of my Leica and the dim lighting. Yesterday,
> I wondered what had become of those images. I found an envelope that
> contained the negatives and camera store prints and scanned a few of the
> negatives. Today, I assembled a small gallery.
> https://www.photo.net/gallery/1109648#//Sort-Newest/All-Categories/All-Time/Page-1
> >>
> >>
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