This presentation was first given by Stuart Tappin at a symposium on 29 October 2019 entitled 'The fire at Notre-Dame: how should we respond?' organised by the History Study Group
A series of presentations discussed the cultural variations of approaches to restoring national monuments through examples in history.
Stuart Tappin is a structural engineer and Director of Stand Consulting Engineers. He has over 30 years of experience on the structural repair conservation, and adaptation of historic buildings. He is the UK presentative for the ICOMOS committee on 20th century heritage.
The roofs of Chichester Cathedral from the C12 to the installation of fire compartmentation