Re: GESO Cathédrale Notre-Dame de Paris.

John jsessoms002 at nc.rr.com
Fri Apr 19 20:23:22 EDT 2019


Steel would be fine with me, but I understand they want to restore it as close 
to the original design as they can. I think that will require glue-lam timber.


On 4/19/2019 14:07:21, Daniel J. Matyola wrote:
> 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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