The history of Notre-Dame de Paris is inseparable from that of Eugne Viollet-le-Duc
, master of the nineteenth century, the restoration that gave the cathedral the silhouette we all know him.
The fire that tore through Notre-Dame in April was watched by not just thousands in Paris, but by millions across the world, many viewing in real time as Viollet-le-Duc
's spire capsized into the flames.
Ahi tambien, Francia ha tenido un lugar pionero, notable gracias a las reflexiones de Jean-Baptiste Lassus y de Eugene Viollet-Le-Duc
, elaboradas en base a su experiencia de restauracion en la Isla de Francia, la Sainte-Chapelle y Notre Dame (a mediados del siglo XIX).
Total's move comes weeks after Euronext Amsterdam-listed steel and mining company Acelor Mittal offered to provide steel to reconstruct the gothic cathedral, which was designed by French architect Eugene Viollet-le-Duc
The spire that toppled on Monday was "only" about 150 years old, a legacy of a restoration carried out in the mid-19th Century by the French architect and theorist Eugene Viollet-le-Duc
. His spire (300 feet tall, its wood frame sheathed in lead) was once accused of being outlandishly personal and romantically inventive -- unfaithful, in short, to the original design.
The cathedral was built over nearly 200 years starting in the middle of the 12th century, although it was only in the mid 1800s that architect Eugene Viollet-le-Duc
added the lead-covered spire during restoration work.
These include fragments of the remains of Saint Genevieve and Saint Denis, portions of which were installed in 1935 in Viollet-le-Duc
's nineteenth century spire, which collapsed at the height of Monday's blaze.
In addition to the architect, Eugene Viollet-Le-Duc
, there was a key figure who has been forgotten, Henri Georges, a master carpenter.
The spire destroyed in the blaze was added to the cathedral during a 19th Century restoration project led by French architect Eugene Viollet-le-Duc
. But Premier Philippe questioned; while addressing reporters, "whether we should even recreate the spire as it was conceived by Viollet-le-Duc
Between 1844 and 1867, architects Jean Baptiste Lassus and Eugene-Emmanuel Viollet-le-Duc
spent 23 years restoring it.
Los otros dos personajes abordados por Garric son JacquesIgnace Hittorff (instalado en la tradicion tratadistica) y Viollet-le-Duc
: junto con el de Le Corbusier, un nombre transversal en el dossier tematico que presentamos a nuestros lectores.
2: 1808-14, edited by Genevieve Viollet-Le-Duc
, Paris: Klincksieck, 1978, 255-66: 265-6: "J'y penetrai enfin, comme je vous l'ai dit, avec M.