@Ubisoft created a VR tour of Notre-Dame so people can get back to the cathedral and discover point-of-views that were inaccessible to the public, or elements of architecture that were destroyed by the fire. Check it out on @oculus TV: #SXSW
The crisis of this year has overshadowed one from last year: the fire at France's top church, Notre-Dame Cathedral. Like the rest of our world right now, that cathedral is damaged and on the mend...yet it survives, as ever, as a powerful symbol of France.
Each beam in the timber frame of Notre Dame Cathedral is made of a single tree. 52 acres of trees were felled for its construction, consequently, it’s known as the forest. (Image: Zuffe) via qikipedia
WATCH: Workers in Paris have started rebuilding the Notre Dame Cathedral after work was paused for weeks amid the coronavirus pandemic.
Work to rebuild fire-damaged Notre Dame Cathedral in Paris starts again following coronavirus hiatus
Work to rebuild Paris’s partially destroyed Notre Dame cathedral has restarted
Why has the burning of Notre Dame moved so many? Because we believe in beauty, majesty, faith, art, history, and the human expressions thereof. We recognize in this cathedral our common humanity. A scar now emerges in our connections to our past, our future, and each other.
If we wish to uphold the beauty and profundity of the Notre Dame cathedral, that means re-familiarizing ourselves with the philosophy and religious principles that built it.
A priest from Notre Dame Cathedral reports that all the art work and the holy relics contained in the cathedral has been saved.
Jerusalem's Al-Aqsa Mosque burns at the same time as fire engulfs Notre Dame Cathedral in Paris
Here's the layout of Notre Dame Cathedral. The exterior structure of the monument has been preserved, according to officials