Gustave Eiffel was one of greatest engineer of his time. In 1883 the government decided to celebrate the centenary of the French Revolution, to organize a World Exhibition in Paris in 1889. The France must present the image of a strong nation and projects multiplied to represent the force. Gustave Eiffel, introduced the draft tower. Initially, the idea does not appeal, but In 1887, construction of the Tour starts. It was completed March 31, 1889. It is the triumph of Gustave Eiffel.

1832 – Gustave Eiffel, French engineer and architect, co-designed the Eiffel Tower (d.

Gustave Eiffel was one of greatest engineer of his time. In 1883 the government decided to celebrate the centenary of the French Revolution, to organize a World Exhibition in Paris in 1889. The France must present the image of a strong nation and projects multiplied to represent the force. Gustave Eiffel, introduced the draft tower. Initially, the idea does not appeal, but In 1887, construction of the Tour starts. It was completed March 31, 1889. It is the triumph of Gustave Eiffel.

The construction of the Eiffel Tower

Eiffel Tower wasn't designed by Gustave Eiffel, Paris, France

So… The Eiffel Tower wasn't designed by Gustave Eiffel

Eiffel Tower wasn't designed by Gustave Eiffel, Paris, France

Blueprints for the Eiffel Tower: 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.

Blueprints for the Eiffel Tower: 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 re

Construction de la Tour Eiffel, Paris, 1887-89.                                                                                                                                                                                 More

“The Eiffel Tower (French: La Tour Eiffel, nickname La dame de fer, the iron lady) is a puddle iron lattice tower located on the Champ de Mars in Paris.

High atop the Eiffel Tower is a small apartment built exclusively to entertain the science elite and make the rest of Paris jealous

Gustave Eiffel's Secret Apartment

"When the Eiffel Tower opened in 1889 to universal wonder and acclaim, designer Gustave Eiffel soaked up the praise, but as if that wasn't.

Gustave Eiffel began to specialize in constructing with metal after college. In 1879, the chief engineer on the Statue of Liberty died, and Eiffel was hired to replace him, going on to design the metallic skeleton of the structure.  He soon began work on what would become known as the Eiffel Tower, the structure that would cement his name in history.

GUSTAVE EIFFEL (chief engineer for the Eiffel Tower, when the chief engineer on the Statue of Liberty died, he was hired to replace him and designed the skeleton of the structure)

Caricature of Gustave Eiffel Comparing the Eiffel Tower to the Pyramids.

Caricature de Gustave Eiffel, parue dans "le Central"

Thomas Eiffel: Gustave Eiffel, Eiffel Tower, Paris, 1889 			a. Built for the Paris World Exhibition of 1889 (realism)

Thomas Eiffel: Gustave Eiffel, Eiffel Tower, Paris, 1889 a. Built for the Paris World Exhibition of 1889 (realism) Art Nouveau

Koechlin's first drawing for the Eiffel Tower. Note the sketched stack of buildings, with Notre Dame at the bottom, indicating the scale of the proposed tower.

Blueprint of the Eiffel Tower by one of its main engineers, Maurice Koechlin (ca. Authorization given by Koechlin Family

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