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Reconstructing Notre-Dame de Paris: how and with which materials?

Reconstructing Notre-Dame de Paris: how and with which materials?

In April 2019 a massive fire ravaged Paris’s cathedral. 

But after grieving, now comes the time to act and rebuild this monument. President Macron announced that he wanted the reconstruction to be completed in 5 years. This raises many questions regarding how the cathedral is going to be rebuilt.

To guide you through the different challenges raised by this reconstruction project, Antoine Giret, Industrial designer and User Experience at Saint-Gobain Research Paris, and Lindsey Hansen, lecturer at the American University of Paris and co-director of the International Medieval Society have recorded a podcast to discuss about potential solutions. We invite you to listen to it on the Soundcloud platform of Saint-Gobain.


 

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