Landscape architecture studio Bureau Bas Smets is set to revive the square facing Notre-Dame cathedral in Paris and transform an abandoned underground car park beneath it into a visitor centre that opens onto the river Seine More
In this week's comments update, readers are debating a proposal to give Notre-Dame a tourist-friendly makeover and discussing other top stories. More
Since Notre-Dame Cathedral was devastated by fire last month, design proposals for rebuilding the roof and spire have got more and more ridiculous. Here are seven of the most farfetched, including a car park, a swimming pool and a McDonald's. More
Should Notre-Dame's spire be rebuilt as a replica or be given a modern redesign? Dezeen editors Tom Ravenscroft and India Block will be taking over our Twitter account on 15 May at 4pm UK time to answer your questions. Join the discussion using the hashtag #dezeenchat.
Over 1,000 architecture and heritage experts have called on France's president to reconsider plans to rebuild Notre-Dame before the Olympic Games in 2024, saying the reconstruction should be carried out "without haste". More
Since the fire devastated Notre-Dame Cathedral and the French prime minister announced a competition to replace its spire, a flurry of designers have offered alternative proposals. Here are seven of the most interesting. More