Rebuilding Notre Dame: Not so Fast

Bad enough that the restoration is now in the hands of bureaucrats, but it should not fall victim to an artificially rushed schedule or the whims of celebrity architects.

香蕉视频苹果下载 Notre Dame, Paris’s great Gothic cathedral, has burned—but now the danger begins.

香蕉视频苹果下载Two days after the fire, French President Emmanuel Macron promised that it would be restored within five years and that it would be “even more beautiful.” Neither is likely to happen, and in the desperate scramble to keep these promises, much can go awry. What happens now might well be more destructive, and less reversible, than the events of April 15.