Gustave Eiffel

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  • Eiffel Tower Essay

    Built and designed by Alexendre-Gustave Eiffel in 1887 the Eiffel tower can be considered as one of the most incredible engineering feats ever created. However now project ever gets executed without complications and the Eiffel tower is a good example of this. This report will discuss several aspects of the engineering process of the Eiffel tower. The engineering problem statement of the Eiffel tower was to build a suitable monument for the Paris World’s fair which would commemorate the French revolution. The design that Eiffel proposed to the World’s Fair Committee was a 300 meter high open-lattice wrought iron, namely puddled iron, tower (Barthes, 2012). However this was not seen as an easy task as it would have been the highest man-made structure this earth would have seen. Factors such as the stability of the…

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  • Arc De Triumph: The Statue Of Liberty

    compare the Eiffel tower, the Arc de Triumph,…

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  • Creative Writing: Les Jardins D Eiffl

    I walk out of my hotel and look to my right and left. I’m trying to orient my street map in the dark. Les Jardins d’Eiffel is on a side street, Rue Amélie, in the seventh arrondissement in Paris. Emily walks out behind me, giddy with excitement. She’s 17, and I’m the only adult student on the trip, having just turned 18, so her mom has allowed her to go with me to see the Eiffel Tower at midnight. “Are you sure you can find it?,” shes asks nervously. “Yes, just let me focus,” I reply The truth…

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  • Moulin Rouge Research Paper

    The city and capital of France is Paris (Ehrlich, 1). Paris is well known to be called the “City of Lights.” Paris has been one of the world's most significant and beautiful city for quite a long time. Numerous travelers come to Paris to see the lights illuminate during the evening. The Eiffel Tower lights up at night and beautiful light shimmers the famous landmark. Moulin Rouge is also place that lights up during the evening and it is a popular place that draws in numerous tourists around the…

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  • The Eiffel Tower: The City Of Paris

    The Eiffel Tower The tragic events that have recently taken place in Paris, France have been the motivation that has drawn my attention to the city and its artistry. The symbol most people think about when they think of Paris is the Eiffel Tower. Paris, also known as the City of Lights, is known for its rich art, culture, museums, and monuments. The Eiffel Tower is one of the most famous French monuments, and has become the icon of the city, although it wasn’t intended to be a permanent…

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  • The Eiffel Tower And The Seven Wonders In The World

    1-The Eiffel Tower(Paris) It built in 1889.The Eiffel Tower (nickname the iron lady) named with it’s engineer.His name is Gustave Eiffel.It built for Expo 1889 Paris Fair.It has became a global icon of France.It’s three hundred meters high and one hundred twenty five meters wide.It is the tallest building in Paris.Every day millions of tourists visit here and see this wonderful structure. 2-The Great Wall of China Chinese Emperor Si-Huangti constructed the great Wall of the China in B.C(Before…

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  • Statue Of Liberty Research Paper

    full name is Liberty Enlightening the world.”(www.telegraph.co.uk). It was given to the U.S by France in the year 1886. The entire Statue was completed in Paris between 1881 and 1884, with the help of tons of workers working ten hour days, seven days a week for nine years. It was completed in 1885, disassembled into 350 pieces, and then shipped to New York City. According to an article on CNN, “The Statue of Liberty was a gift to the United States from the people of France to commemorate 100…

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  • The Eiffel Tower

    Paris may be known worldwide today as ‘the city of lights’ and home to the unmistakable Eiffel Tower that dominates the city, but there was once a time when Paris was a medieval town, with ancient buildings and streets. Prior to the drastic actions of Georges-Eugène Haussmann to modernise the city, the river Seine was the centre of commerce. This was until his boulevards became the new highways of the city. Haussmann’s renovation of Paris took place between 1853 and 1870, and saw buildings like…

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  • Narrative Essay On A Trip

    Mind you, it was around 6 pm and I have gone 24 hours with 4 hours of sleep, but I was in Paris for a short time and wanted to get as many things done as possible. After I took a shower, I sat on the couch watching French television while waiting for everyone else to get ready. The next thing I knew, my mother was waking me up. I was so confused and for some reason I thought it was the next morning. My mom told it was not. She told me that we both fell asleep on the wrong side of the bed and…

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  • The Atomium: World War II, World's Fair

    The Atomium originally built for the first major exposition after the World War II, World’s Fair 1958 which also known as Expo 58 in Brussels, Belgium. The Atomium stands 102 metres tall with nine spheres and its stainless steel clad spheres are connected so that the whole forms the shape of a unit cell of an iron crystal magnified 165 billion times. Actual designed by a Belgian engineer, Andre Waterkeyn, Atomium supposed to stand only for the duration of the sixth-month of the World…

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