G Denny Builders: Grimsby – Eiffel Tower

Posted By on May 20, 2015, in Great Landmarks

The Eiffel Tower is an iron lattice tower located on the Champ de Mars in Paris, France and is the tallest structure in Paris and one of the most recognisable structures in the world. fjallraven kanken uk It was named after the engineer Gustave Eiffel and erected in 1889 as the entrance arch to the 1889 World’s Fair. The tower is the most-visited paid monument in the world; 6.98 million people ascended it in 2011. The tower received its 250 millionth visitor in 2010. air max Eiffel Tower Eiffel Wikimedia Commons” by Benh LIEU SONG – Own work. Nike Air Max Dames Goedkoop Licensed under CC BY-SA 3.0 via Commons – https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Tour_Eiffel_Wikimedia_Commons.jpg#/media/File:Tour_Eiffel_Wikimedia_Commons.jpg The tower is 324 metres (1,063 ft) tall, about the same height as an 81-storey building. Sac à Dos Kanken Fjallraven Its base is square, 125 metres (410 ft) on a side. It held the title of tallest man-made structure for 41 years (taken away from Washington Monument) until the Chrysler Building in New York was built in 1930. In 1957 an ariel was added atop the Eiffel Tower, which made it taller than the Chrysler Building by 5.2 metres (17 ft). Nike Sko Norge Origin

First drawing of the Eiffel Tower by Maurice Koechlin including size comparison with other Parisian landmarks such as Notre Dame and the Statue of Liberty.

The design of the Eiffel Tower was the product of Maurice Koechlin and Emile Nouguier. nike air max 2016 In May 1884, working at home, Koechlin made a sketch of their idea, described by him as “a great pylon, consisting of four lattice girders standing apart at the base and coming together at the top, joined together by metal trusses at regular intervals” .

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