ROOFTOP POOL Suggested For New Notre Dame Cathedral

One architect is suggesting the 850-year-old cathedral that erupted in flames should be rebuilt with a rooftop pool.

According to the Daily Mail, there's a competition for new designs to rebuild Notre Dame aiming to give the cathedral a spire "adapted to techniques and challenges of our times." Another design suggested solar power which would actually make sense, but a rooftop pool? I don't remember ever going swimming after communion.

In a statement to The Guardian, the creator of the pool submission said, "A cathedral is in our opinion not an isolated island in the urban fabric; it belongs to the city and to the people."

Several other submissions include plans to restore the cathedral to the way it was before - no weird features.

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