A devastating fire that raged in the 850-year old Cathedral in Paris, took control. The Church was burned almost to the ground and will be “closed for restoration”, which will require untold amounts of money and, according to experts, will take 40-50 years. Sacrifice for the restoration of the famous Notre Dame de Paris” come from all over the world, but there’s something else that will help to restore the Cathedral to its former magnificence: a 3D map, the digitized three-dimensional scans of the building.
How to restore Notre-Dame de Paris
Exact digital replica of the building was captured by architectural historian (now deceased), Andrew Tallon in 2015. He used lasers to map the entire Cathedral, measuring the time required for the laser to achieve the goal and return to the point of creation to create an extremely accurate image. The process he described in the video:
Scans that are carefully documented historian with his laser, will be crucial for any future recovery efforts.
The President of France Emmanuel macron is led by the huge effort to raise funds for the restoration of Notre-drama. Hundreds of millions of euros already donated, thanks to some of the wealthiest families of France.
What will need to recover? First and foremost, the spire of the Cathedral, built in 1860 he collapsed during a fire. The roof was also damaged extensively, in its construction used wood already in 1160-ies, is one of the oldest roofs of its kind in the world. Fortunately, many of the objects inside of Notre Dame was rescued by the firefighters to extinguish the monument was abandoned about 400 firefighters.
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