The French association Restaurons Notre-Dame officially launches its "Culture, World Historical Heritage & Stone and Wood Art" Commission. After the establishment of the “Forest Resource”, “Wood Engineering & Roofing Expertise” and “Communication” Commissions, it thus completes the expansion of its internal organization and dedicates itself of the public authorities to participate in the success of the reconstruction. -restoration of the Notre-Dame de Paris cathedral. This new commission is chaired by Alain HAYS (1), international consultant "Green Building- Building Heritage - GBBH", architect graduate.
An open and multidisciplinary space for reflection.
This commission is a "think tank" which aims at being an open and multidisciplinary space for reflection for a real "restoration-reconstruction" of the Notre-Dame de Paris cathedral which respects UNESCO World Heritage. This think tank calls for collective and broad thinking in order to objectively approach both tangible and intangible dimensions of this doubly global heritage due to its classification by UNESCO, but also because of its literary globality and its popularity without that make the "Cathedral of Victor Hugo", sublimated by Viollet-le-Duc, one of the most visited monuments in the world.
A dedicated discussion group on Linkedin
Around this masterpiece of a primitive and radiant Gothic that is Notre-Dame de Paris, where medieval and medievalism are based, and where the art of marrying stone and wood is expressed with genius, this commission will be expressed, among other things, through a discussion group created specially on the american professional network LINKEDIN. This group aims to be a space of thought, where all can express themselves freely, in a spirit of partnership with the authorities and the national institutions in charge of restoration and with a desire for consultation with the international institutions in charge of overseeing the World Heritage. To join this group: RESTORE NOTRE-DAME: World Heritage, Culture & Art of Stone and Wood.
A news observatory
The commission is also intended to be an observatory of current affairs, the evolution of thoughts and decision-making during the consolidation, restoration and reconstruction processes of Notre-Dame de Paris.
It can also play a mobilizing role with the media, national and international public opinion, competent institutions, and decision-makers for a real restoration-reconstruction of Notre-Dame de Paris in the rules of the art and in compliance with UNESCO World Heritage charters and recommendations.
A powerful database and documentary
Finally, the Culture, World Historical Heritage & Art of Stone and Wood commission proposes to create, collect and gather all useful documents in order to have them at hand and make them available to all. (actors involved, charters, fundamental texts, declaration, press releases, petitions, etc.)
Discover the Culture, World Historical Heritage & Art of Stone Commission and its nine spaces.
(1) About Alain HAYS:
Alain HAYS (International Consultant: Green Building & Building Heritage (GBBH) - Graduated in Architecture) is a member of the French association Restaurons Notre-Dame and president of its Culture, World Historical Heritage & Stone and Wood Art Commission. He is the author of the Rendez-vous manifesto "Notre-Dame de Paris" as it was yesterday! », Manifesto for a real restoration-reconstruction of Notre-Dame de Paris.