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ASTHETICS OF EIFFEL TOWER

ASTHETICS OF EIFFEL TOWERMade By:-Ashita Choudhary

LOCATION

EIFFEL TOWER is located in EUROPE, PARIS, FRANCE.You will see the top of EIFFEL TOWER from all over Paris.

INTRODUCTION

The tower rises 300 meters tall (984 feet); when it was completed.It was twice as high as the Washing Monument at the time the tallest structure in the world.Eiffel Tower would be tallest structure in the world until the completion of the CHRYSLER BUILDING in NEW YORKin 1930.VS

GUSTAVE EIFFEL

The man behind the Eiffel Tower was Gustave Eiffel, known from his revolutionary bridge building techniques. These techniques would form the basis for the construction of the Eiffel Tower. He was also known for the construction of thestatue of libertys iron framework.

Why was EIFFEL TOWER built.???

The Eiffel Tower was built as an entrance arch for World Exhibition (Exposition Universelle) in Paris in 1889. It was an example of the latest construction technology. The Tower was opened 6th May 1889.

Aesthetics

Aesthetics of EIFFEL TOWER include following main points.STRUCTUREUSE OF GEOMETRYDESIGN FEATURESUSE OF ARCHESUSE OF EIFFEL TOWER

STRUCTUREThe structure of Eiffel tower is a framework.The tower is built of puddled iron (very pure structural iron), and weights 7300 metric tons. It is extremely light.The four pillars supporting the tower are aligned to the points of the compass.

Cont.

It stands on four lattice- grinder piers that taper inwards and join to form a single large vertical tower.The tower leans very slightly in bright sunlight, as one side is heated by the sun and expands slightly.Construction started 28 January 1887Completed 15 March 1889

USE OF GEOMETRY

Shapes of the Eiffel TowerThe Eiffel Tower is very similar to the geometric shape of a four sided pyramid. At the base, there are four large half circles, one on each side of the tower. Throughout the structure, there are hundreds of triangles and parallelograms. The railings also form perfect rectangles.

Cont.

Triangles in the Eiffel towerThe Eiffel Tower has exactly 186 triangles in it. These triangles give this massive structure great strength. Each triangle has a specific purpose to help hold the 10,000 tons in which this great tower weighs.

DESIGN FEATURES

Design features include:

Elements used: SHAPES, LINESThe Eiffel tower with its estimated 5 billion lights shinning on it.

Cont.

In order to give the appearance of uniform colour the paint used is graduated in tone, it is lighter at the bottom, getting darker toward the top. Periodically the colour of the paint is changed; as of 2013 it is bronze coloured.

USE OF ARCHES

The Eiffel Tower has four semi-circular arches at the towers base.The only non-structural elements are the four decorative grillwork arches.They served to make the structure look more substantial, and to make a more impressive entrance to the Exposition.

USE OF EIFFEL TOWER

Uses of Eiffel Tower are:

Both radio and television stations broadcast their signals from the top of the Eiffel Tower..Its the main tourist attraction of PARIS.It offers educational tours of the tower for children and tourists.

Cont.

The tower has three platforms:

A restaurant (extremely expensive; reservations absolutely necessary).The Jules Verne is on the second platform. The top platform has a bar, souvenir shop, and the (recently restored) office of Gustave Eiffel. From its platforms - especially the topmost - the view upon Paris is superb.

FIRST PLATFORMSECOND PLATFORMTHIRD PLATFORM

REFERENCESwikipedia.orggoogle.co.inprezi.com

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