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    EIFFEL TOWER (La tour eiffel) (http://en. wikipedia.org/wiki/Eiffel_Tower ) CODE: SIMPLE PRESENT TENSE PAST CONTINUOUS PRESENT CONTINUOUS PAST PASSIVE PRESENT PASSIVE SIMPLE FUTURE SIMPLE PAST PREDICATE ADJECTIVE SIMPLE PERFECT TENSE Eiffel Tower was constructed to remember the anniversary of the French Revolution and to show France’s industrial power to the world. It is located at the Champ de Mars in the 7th arrondissement (Midwest Paris). The French often call

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    The Eiffel Tower is a puddle iron lattice tower located on the Champ de Marsin Paris. Built in 1889‚ it has become both a global cultural icon of France and one of the most recognizable structures in the world. The tower is the tallest building in Paris and the most-visited paid monument in the world; millions of people ascend it every year. Named after its designer‚ engineer Gustave Eiffel‚ the tower was built as the entrance arch to the 1889 World’s Fair. The tower stands 324 metres tall‚ about

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    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 Eiffel‚ the

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    The Eiffel Tower (French: La Tour Eiffel‚ [tuʁ ɛfɛl]) is an iron[10] lattice tower located on the Champ de Mars in Paris‚ named after the engineer Gustave Eiffel‚ whose company designed and built the tower. Erected in 1889 as the entrance arch to the 1889 World’s Fair‚ it has become both a global cultural icon of France and one of the most recognizable structures in the world. The tower is the tallest structure in Paris[11] and the most-visited paid monument in the world; 7.1 million people ascended

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    The Eiffel Tower By: Quinque Williams Mr. Harris 5th Period September 30th‚ 2011 1889 World Exhibition The Eiffel Tower was built for the World Exhibition in 1889‚ held in celebration of the French Revolution in 1789. It took 2 years‚ 2 months and 5 days to complete the tower and it was inaugurated on 31 March‚ 1889 and was open to public from the 6th of May. Gustave designed a 984 foot open lattice‚ wrought iron tower that mesmerized people around the world for its aesthetic

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    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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    EIFFEL TOWER The Eiffel Tower was built in 1889 for the Universal Exposition celebrating the centenary of the French revolution. The Prince of Wales‚ later King Edward VII of England opened the tower‚ which had been chosen from 700 proposals submitted in a design competition. (1) The contractor was Gustave Eiffel & Cie The engineers Maurice Koechlin & Emile Nouguier The architect Stephen Sauvestre Studies began 1884 Construction took place between 1887 - 1889 (2 years‚ 2 months

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    opening of a competition to design a 1000-foot tall tower for the 1889 Universal Exposition. The location of the tower was determined to be at Champ de Mars in Paris. Gustave Eiffel’s company engineer‚ Maurice and Emile alongside the architect Stephen Souvestre came out with a proposal to enter the competition. Their blueprint was selected unanimously out of all the proposal from all over the world. However many challenges were faced by Eiffel even before the construction began. From lack of financial

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    Cultural Icon of the Eiffel Tower The Eiffel Tower is one of the most attracted architectural icons in the world. This structure was not meant to be permanent‚ in fact it was only intended to be a temporary exhibit. The tower was built with exquisite arch features made out of iron that was admired for its pleasing symmetry. The statistics behind the Eiffel tower are intriguing. The Eiffel Tower achieved the historical record for being the world’s tallest building up until 1931. The Tower was also used

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    DESIGN OF THE EIFFEL TOWER General purpose: To inform Specific Purpose: To inform my audience about the considerations in the Eiffel Tower design. Central Idea/ Thesis Statement: The considerations in Eiffel tower design divided into three elements that are material‚ wind considerations‚ and artistic considerations. Introduction Attention gather:“Being the most striking manifestation of the art of metal structures by which our engineers have shown in Europe‚ it is one of the most remarkable

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