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  • 18'
  • Authors : Solène Oeino, Clara Mazuir, Camille Arnaud
  • 28-04-2019
  • Master : 2855

NOTRE-DAME: WILL THE BILL HIT THE HEAVENS? | Capital | M6

The spire, the roof, the whole forest of rafters… the cathedral of Notre-Dame de Paris is no longer recognizable. On Monday, April 15, 850 years of history went up in smoke in less than eight hours. And yet, President Macron has set a target of five years to rebuild the most visited building in Europe. Who’s paying for the rebuilding? What insurance could cover the risk of a priceless national heritage? The State can be its own insurer, but given the context of a restoration site that may have caused the disaster, can’t the State turn to the companies responsible for the work and their insurers? Emphasis in this exceptional report will also focus on the manner of the rebuilding and by whom? Is rebuilding an exact replica possible? Cathedrals such as those of Nantes or Reims or the Brittany Parliament in Rennes suffered severe damage and rose again. What were the conditions of their reconstruction?