Why the Area Around Notre Dame Is Now Coated with Toxic Levels of Lead

Image credit – Miysis StudioLast month, a huge fire broke out at the historic Notre Dame Cathedral where some parts of the building was destroyed by the flames. It is now undergoing the process of being rebuilt, thanks to the use of 3D scans which has given the rebuilders some direction on what kind of work needs to be done.We imagine that for the most part, the rebuilding will restore the structure back to the way it used to look, but a company by the name of Miysis Studio has come forward with a proposal of their own. This proposal reimagines the roof of the Notre Dame Cathedral built with steel and glass, where it will provide “the right balance between history and future”.One of the architectural design points of the building is its roof structure also known as the “Forest”. It got the name due to the fact that a lot of wood was used during its construction, and one of the issues trying to rebuild it is that apparently there aren’t enough trees of that size at the mome

Why the Area Around Notre Dame Is Now Coated with Toxic Levels of Lead

French officials warn that lead levels are sky-high around the burnt cathedral.

Fri 10 May 19 from Livescience

Notre Dame Cathedral Reimagined With A Stunning Glass Roof

Image credit – Miysis StudioLast month, a huge fire broke out at the historic Notre Dame Cathedral where some parts of the building was destroyed by the flames. It is now undergoing the ...

Fri 10 May 19 from Ubergizmo

The race to redesign Notre-Dame is heating up–here are 6 of the wildest ideas

Recycled plastics, solar panels, greenhouses, and urban farms–because why not? In April, the world watched as the famed Notre-Dame cathedral in Paris began to burn. The 850-year-old building’s ...

Mon 13 May 19 from Fastcompany Tech

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