They were chosen from among 69 artists and artisans applying for the consultation launched by the Archbishop of Paris last October. In the end, it was the liturgical complex built by Guillaume Bardet and the seat project by Ionna Vautrin that seduced the artistic committee, which had come together for the occasion. For the Archbishop of Paris, the choice had to express a desire for “noble simplicity”.
1,500 new chairs for the Assembly
Monsignor Ulrich also asked Ionna Vautrin to create the future foundations of Notre-Dame de Paris. Among the selection criteria: these chairs had to be silent, and they had to be integrated without imposing themselves in the cathedral, while guaranteeing the comfort of the faithful.