Macron says Notre Dame should be rebuilt consistent with the modern, diverse France – and architects suggest a minaret!

Macron says Notre Dame should be rebuilt consistent with the modern, diverse France – and architects suggest a minaret! By Jack Montgomery.

Modern architects have begun circling the charred remains of Notre Dame, proposing that it should not be faithfully restored, but rebuilt with “contemporary” features such as a glass roof, steel spire, or even a minaret. …

The Telegraph published an article claiming it would be a “travesty” to restore Notre Dame as it was just a day after the fire, while Rolling Stone quoted a Harvard architecture historian as saying that the burning of a building “so overburdened with meaning… feels like an act of liberation.” …

Perhaps most controversial is a proposal in Domus, the architecture magazine, by Tom Wilkinson, for the fallen spire to be replaced with an Islamic minaret, to memorialise Algerians who protested the French government in the 1960s.

It’s a cathedral. A minaret would symbolize occupied France, the great replacement, the new bosses, the coming of Sharia, …

Notre-damascus coming up.