Eiffel Tower

by Dylan Lonergan

Where is the Eiffel Tower

Champe de Mars, Paris, France. It is 984 ft tall. Has two visibly distinct parts. It is a tower. it is made out of iron.


It is 300 m (984 ft) tall. It has two visibly distinct parts.

Type of Structure

It is a tower. It is made out of iron.


Platform resting on four separate supports (pylons or bents).The Eiffel Tower was leading European authority on aerodynamics of high frames. Tallest structure untill the Empire Building was built 40 yrs later.

Historical Background

Built in 1889. Built by Alexandre Gustave Maurice and the engineers Eiffel, Koechin and Emile Nouguier and Stephen Sauvestre .

why is it important

it was built for science and engineering was erected for the Paris Expostion.