Thursday, October 27, 2011

photographs of the tower making efiel

History and Process of the Eiffel TowerEiffel Tower (French: Tour Eiffel) is an iron tower built on the Champ de Mars on the banks of the River Seine in Paris. The tower has become a global icon of France and one of the world famous structure.

The structure was built between 1887 and 1889 as the entrance to the Exposition Universelle, the World Exposition that celebrated the French Revolution a century. Eiffel originally planned to build a tower in Baecelona, ​​for the Universal Exposition of 1888, but the responsible parties in Barcelona city hall thought strange and expensive, and does not fit the city. After the rejection of Plan of Barcelona, ​​Eiffel send the draft to those responsible for the Universal Exposition in Paris, where he built the tower a year later, in 1889. The tower was inaugurated on March 31, 1889, and opened on May 6. Three hundred workers joined together 18,083 Embedded metal parts (pure form of ironstructural), use two nails and a half million, in the structural form by Maurice Koechelin. The risk of accident was great, to the modern skyscrapers the tower is open without any intermediate floors except the two platforms. But because Eiffel took a cautious stance, including the use of the moving pulley block, track and display aids, and in this case only one who died.

The tower is getting criticism from the public when it was built, calling it disturbing eyes. Daily newspapers are filled with letters from the art community in Paris.

Eiffel had a permit the tower to stand for 20 years, which means it must be dismantled in 1909, when ownership transferred to the City of Paris. The city had planned to tear it down (part of the original contest rules for designing a tower that is easy to tear down) but after the tower proved extremely profitable in terms of communication, the tower was left standing after the permit expires. For example, the military uses it to set up a taxi at the forefront of Paris during the First Battle of the Marne, and the battle was a victory monomen
pkerja there are 300 people, using two and a half million nails, and incorporates 18,083 Embedded metal parts (pure form of structural iron ... only one person who died.


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