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Re: Notre Dame Cathedral Ablaze In Paris


@WispaRed7 wrote:

My heart felt it when the Charles Rennie MacIntosh School of Art buldings in Glasgow got it twice when undergoing repair work ? ... talk of it now is demolishing it ... = ... Gutted, no pun intended 

 

Always been a bit fan of CRM architecture ... & ... it was on my 'To Do List' to visit Glasgow and soak all of his work / particularly any of his surviving Tea Rooms one day ... = ... good train service direct to the city from the town in which I live 


Living in Glasgow, I pass the CRM building regularly while heading into the city and it's a bit of a heartbreak seeing it in the state it's in. I know demolition plans were submitted to the council in February, but I don't know how much further it's got.

If you ever do visit Glasgow @WispaRed7 , some things I'd recommend doing/trying/going:

Devastating to see the Notre Dame suffer such a tragedy. Macron has vowed to restore the building but no matter how good a job they do, those incredible treasures that were inside are gone forever. I hope they're able to identify the cause of the fire so that construction businesses across the world can learn from it (if it was a fault by the construction business itself, that is).

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Re: Notre Dame Cathedral Ablaze In Paris

Looking at the news, they have saved many of the treasures. The roof has gone completely but it can be rebuilt. It will cost millions of euros to repair.

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Re: Notre Dame Cathedral Ablaze In Paris

 

 

It is always sad when a very early built building is destroyed by fire like this as it is "all of a sudden"

The work is incredible for the time. 

 

We do have many craftsmen/women who will no doubt re-create the roof work etc. and this is very commendable and a great feat in itself, no doubt they will be mentioned in the re-build. 

 

There are many crafts people who regularly repair old buildings that need to be maintained like York Minster, very big job done there during the 1970's the foundations were being undermined by the traffic passing by it.  Great job of engineering ~ it was on show too.

 

Good Luck with the re-build to the French Craft workers and engineers smiling



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300 million euros had been raised / pledged when I last looked, this would be before lunchtime 

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Some really good news from all that bad ~

 

The bees about 200,000 survived the blaze on the Roof of Notre Dame Cathedral

(part of a bio-diversity plan)

@Bambino @WispaRed7  @Cleoriff  @Chris_K  @jonsie 

@Glory1 @Martin-O2  @Glory1 @Mi-Amigo @EmilieT @pgn 

 

Smarties! yahoo

 

Photo of the Bee Hives circled in RED

 

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@TallTrees wrote:

Some really good news from all that bad ~

 

The bees about 200,000 survived the blaze on the Roof of Notre Dame Cathedral

(part of a bio-diversity plan)

@Bambino @WispaRed7  @Cleoriff  @Chris_K  @jonsie 

@Glory1 @Martin-O2  @Glory1 @Mi-Amigo @EmilieT @pgn 

 

Smarties! yahoo

 

Photo of the Bee Hives circled in RED

 

bee hives at Notre Dame .jpg


Gladdens my heart @TallTrees ... thank you for posting 

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Re: Notre Dame Cathedral Ablaze In Paris

It's all about swarm dynamics with bees - great news, @TallTrees.
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That's really good to hear @TallTrees  heart

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Thank you for the good news about the bees @TallTrees 

It always amazes me what other species can do and endure which we humans can`t.

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@Mi-Amigo wrote:

Thank you for the good news about the bees @TallTrees 

It always amazes me what other species can do and endure which we humans can`t.


Mmmmmmmm. However, when rainforests burn down (or any other massive forest for that matter) and we lose millions of species of insects/animals/plants/wildlife from our worlds ecosystem, not many people bat an eye. Nor do they throw billions at replacing it. It's the same with man engineered deforestation.

It was a tragedy that France lost a historic building after 900 years.

 

However, If we carry on going the way we are currently, we may have a rebuilt Notre Dame and by the time it's completed 75% of our wildlife will have disappeared.

 

I have to ask myself whether I would rather see a rebuilt Notre Dame, or a reverse in what's happening to our planet. For me it's an absolute no brainer.

 

Something to think about.

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