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Tower of London

the Tower of London held many positions and underwent numerous renovations over the centuries to mold it in to what it is today. As a result of one of the most important events in European history the site of the Tower of London was determined by buildings along the Roman wall that were built by the Normans’ during the Norman Conquest in 1066. (Impey and Parnell 12). After William the conqueror took the thrown in 1066 he immediately started building using the Roman city wall as the eastern...

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Eiffel Tower

FACTS ABOUT THE EIFFEL TOWER Eiffel & Company completed the Eiffel Tower on March 31, 1889 for the Universal Exposition in Paris celebrating the centennial of the French Revolution. The project included 50 engineers and designers (who produced 5,300 blueprints), 100 ironworkers (who produced 18,038 individual pieces for assembly) and 121 construction workers (who used 2.5 million rivets). The Eiffel Tower took two years, two months and five days to complete. In addition to contractor Gustave...

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The Tower London

The Tower of London is the oldest and probably the most famous historical building in Europe. The Tower of London was started in 1066 by its founder, William the Conqueror. It was built to serve as a fortress, a prison, and a symbol of power. The Tower began as a simple enclosure made out of timber and stone with a ditch and palisade along the north and west sides. A huge stone structure, which is now known as The White Tower, was then added to this enclosure. Around 1240, King Henry III widened...

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Eiffel Tower

The State of the Eiffel Tower Europe is said to be famous for its beautiful landmarks like The Colosseum and The Stonehenge, but among these structures the most well known is Eiffel Tower in Paris,France. This architecture stood the test of time despite its original plans as a temporary structure This gracefully shaped structure of Paris was built for the Universal Exhibition in 1889 to mark centennial celebration of the French Revolution. A lot of artist competed for their own designs to be...

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Tower of London

TOWER OF LONDON -RUTHLESS EXECTOR OF STATE POWER- In the early 1080s, William the Conqueror began to build a massive stone tower at the center of his London fortress. Nothing like it had ever been seen before. MURDER AT THE TOWER The most famous legend is the one about two boys: Richard Duke of York and his brother Edward V.         According to Tudor historians, Richard, Duke of Gloucester invented a story declaring the boys illegitimate and convinced the Parliament that they can’t...

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Eiffel Tower

Construction of The Eiffel Tower Introduction The Eiffel Tower is a freestanding framework tower (lattice tower) located on the Champ de Mars in Paris, France. It was named after it’s Chief Designer/Engineer Alexandre Gustave Eiffel and is the most-visited paid monument in the world with several millions ascending each year. Why was the tower built? The plan to build a tower 300 meters high was conceived as part of preparations for the World Exhibition Fair, which would be held in 1889...

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Sears Tower

CRITIQUE: SEARS TOWER I remember being passionate about the design of a certain building standing in the heart of the United States of America when I was 14-15 years old. Well, I still am. There is something romantic about this building- its tall frame, its minimal design, the elegant black bands running around the building, the use of tinted black aluminum curtain with bronze tinted glazing, the bundled tubular form etc etc. I have always been a fan of minimalism, courtesy Mies Van Der Rohe...

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The Eiffel Tower

cafes lie throughout the city. This beautiful city is also the fashion capital of the world. Paris is a fantastic city that holds the key to your heart! This exciting city has many wonderful sights. One of the most well known sights is the Eiffel Tower. From the top of this magnificent structure it is possible to see all across the lovely city. On the Champs-Elysees you can see the Arc de Triumph which soldiers were buried beneath a war. The most popular museum in France, and perhaps the world, is...

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The Man Who Walked Between the Towers

Irion Hoffmann EDHD 222 Prof. Keightely Caldecott medal winning book research paper-The man who walked between the towers The Author Mordicai Gerstein was born November 24, 1935 in Los Angeles. He attended the Chouinard Institute of Art before moving to New York City where he lived and worked for twenty-five years making animated films for television. He tells on his official website, that he never thought to be something else but a painter, when he grows up (http://www.mordicaigerstein.com)...

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Outline for Paris Presentation

Eiffel Tower and Humanism I. Introduction A. Hook: The Eiffel tower is a beautiful structure known around the world. Located on the Champ de Mars in Paris, France, the Eiffel Tower is one of the most well-known structures in the world. Over 200 million people had visited the Eiffel Tower, since its inception. B. Thesis: The Eiffel Tower illustrates the philosophy of Humanism. We can see this connection to humanism because of The World Expo, The usages of the tower, and the Logical design...

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