Swedish Firm Proposes Turning Notre Dame Roof Into a Giant Swimming Pool

Swedish Firm Proposes Turning Notre Dame Roof Into a Giant Swimming Pool

Swedish Firm Proposes Turning Notre Dame Roof Into a Giant Swimming Pool

A Swedish architecture firm has proposed turning the roof of Notre Dame cathedral in Paris into a giant swimming pool.

Yes, seriously.

In line with the French government’s announcement that a modern, contemporary redesign would be preferred, Stockholm-based Ulf Mejergren Architects (UMA) say the roof of the gothic church should become “a new meditative space with unmatched views over Paris.”

In order to return Notre Dame to “the city and the people” (which was already the situation before the fire), the company wants to install “a large public pool that occupies the whole roof.”

“Our addition is a complementary spatial experience to the building that will match the awe of the great interior;

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