A French architect says that Notre Dame Cathedral is still not safe enough for restoration work to begin.
There is no evidence from a preliminary investigation to suggest that a fire that destroyed large parts of Notre Dame Cathedral was criminal, the Paris prosecutor’s office has said.
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The delay in establishing the cause of the second devastating blaze at the Glasgow School of Art was criticised yesterday.
The billionaire French donors who publicly promised flashy donations totalling hundreds of millions to rebuild Notre Dame have not yet paid a penny toward the restoration of the French national monument, according to officials.
Paris’ regional health agency is recommending that children under seven and pregnant women who live near Notre Dame Cathedral take a blood test amid concerns the fire that ravaged the monument caused lead pollution.
France’s culture minister Franck Riester says that a month after a fire engulfed Notre Dame Cathedral, the edifice is still being made safe enough for its restoration to begin.
Notre Dame’s melted roof has left very high lead levels in the plaza outside the cathedral and in adjacent roads.
New drone footage has been released revealing the extent of fire damage to Notre Dame Cathedral in Paris. A large tarpaulin covers part of the roof as the French government prepares to begin reconstruction work. Experts have warned the government not to rush the restoration process.
A group of French and international architects and heritage experts have called on French President Emmanuel Macron to allow the necessary time to ensure good reconstruction work on the fire-damaged Notre Dame Cathedral.
The man in charge of the restoration of the fire-ravaged Notre Dame cathedral has appointed professional mountain climbers to install temporary tarpaulins over the building to offset potential rain damage.