What Does It Mean To 'Authentically' Rebuild Notre Dame Cathedral?

By Lauren Gilger
Published: Friday, April 19, 2019 - 11:45am
Updated: Friday, April 19, 2019 - 3:13pm

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A photo of Notre Dame Cathedral taken in December 2013.

In the wake of the massive fire that destroyed much of the iconic Notre Dame Cathedral in Paris, a debate has emerged about what it means to rebuild it authentically.

What kinds of materials should be used? Should the architecture be exactly matched? Well, it turns out those questions aren’t as simple as they may seem.

Marc Neveu, the head of Arizona State University’s architecture program, joined The Show to talk about it.

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