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Devastation and Restoration in Notre-Dame de Paris, One Year On

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Patrick Zachmann Exhibition of Zachmann's Notre-Dame of Paris' pictures. Paris, France dec 2019. © Patrick Zachmann | Magnum Photos
Patrick Zachmann Statues covered with protective sheets. Before the reconstruction process of the Cathedral can start, the main priorities consist of disposing the rubble and securitize the infrastructure to avoid (...)
Patrick Zachmann Notre-Dame of Paris reconstruction process still under securisation. View from the top of the crane 80m high. A lift is carrying the operators to 50m and then there are the last 30m to climb on a s (...)
Patrick Zachmann Notre-Dame of Paris reconstruction process still under securisation. Selection of stones and steel, iron pieces removed from the cathedral after the fire. Some are burnt, damaged or re-usable. All (...)
Patrick Zachmann "Atelier MurAnèse", in the 187th discrict. Emma Isingrini-Groult, colored-glass restorer. Here cleaning a stain-glass window of Notre-Dame of Paris'cathedral, full of soot coming from the fire. It (...)
Patrick Zachmann Molten lead spattered on a wall. Notre-Dame de Paris' cathedral reconstruction process still under securisation step. General Goergelin, chief of the "Etablissement Public" created by Macron in cha (...)
Patrick Zachmann Notre-Dame cathedral, 04 december 2019. The huge scaffolding which was set up to restaure the spire has burnt in particular in the middle. The challenge is to remove each pieces of the 25000 iron t (...)
Patrick Zachmann Notre-Dame de Paris after the re-opening of the site previsoulsy closed because of lead explosure danger. Fire-security technicians to check the construction site of the Cathedral. Paris, France. 0 (...)
Patrick Zachmann A passerby observes the Notre-Dame Cathedral. Many commentators including this man have expressed disbelief that the reconstruction process will last only five years as expressed by French Presiden (...)
Patrick Zachmann Technicians install the wooden arches to support the Cathedral's flying buttress. Paris, France. 9 July 2019. © Patrick Zachmann | Magnum Photos
Patrick Zachmann Rope access technician. Paris, France. 26 June 2019. © Patrick Zachmann | Magnum Photos
Patrick Zachmann On April 15, a fire engulfs parts of Notre Dame Cathedral. The 13th century cathedral has been undergoing renovations, including repairs on its iconic spire, since 2018. Paris, France. 2019. © Patrick Zachmann | Magnum Photos