In the Ardèche administrative department (France), the replica of the Chauvet Cave, a UNESCO World Heritage Site already admired by 2 million visitors, a project carried out by VINCI.
The Chauvet Cave replica, a miracle of technical precision.
For her and for her parents, access to one of humanity’s masterpieces.
approximately among the visitors who have discovered this marvel of parietal art since the site was opened.
in 2018 boosted the attractiveness of the Ardèche, generating a net impact of €80 million since 2015.
have been designated as emblematic by the Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes regional authority, including the Chauvet Cave, which now benefits from support for its development.
3D engineering, the key to this extraordinary structure.
Use of digital tools – photography, scanning – to model the real cave in 3D.
Beams of light used to guide construction and ensure the result is accurate to the millimetre.
Identical reproduction of the 8,000 sq. metres of Palaeolithic cave painting completed in 18 months.
Copyright: VINCI Media Library & Patrick Aventurier & Lisa Ricciotti & Laureline Fusade - Grotte Chauvet 2 Ardèche
Last updated: 19/09/2019