The Eiffel Tower is a wrought-iron lattice tower on the Champ de Mars in Paris, France. It is named after the engineer Gustave Eiffel, whose company designed and built the tower. Constructed from 1887 to 1889 as the entrance to the 1889 World's Fair, it was initially criticised by some of France's leading artists and intellectuals for its design, but it has become a global cultural icon of France and one of the most recognisable structures in the world.
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Debate and controversy surrounding the Eiffel Tower. Even before the end of its construction, the Tower was already at the heart of much debate. Enveloped in criticism from the biggest names in the world of Art and Literature, the Tower managed to stand its ground and achieve the success it deserved. The Exposition Universelle of 1889. Various pamphlets and articles were published throughout the year of 1886, le 14 février 1887, la protestation des Artistes.
Who built the Eiffel Tower? How many steps do you need to climb to get up to the tower? Here, we've collected 23 facts about the most visited monument in the world. Since her inauguration in 1889, the Eiffel Tower has seen some of Europe's most pivotal moments in history. The Eiffel Tower was originally constructed for the 1889 Paris Exposition. It was specifically intended as the grand entrance to the Exposition and was not meant to be a permanent feature of the Parisian skyline.
To worry about how the Eiffel Tower was built requires first to worry about concepts in metal construction. The best thing is to be guided by Gustave Eiffel himself, who gives in his book "The tower of 300m" some notions that he acquired on this subject. Do not panic, it's very simple to understand. His texts have been modified to better fit the literary style that has evolved since the last century, and to simplify certain elements, too complex to be discussed here. Various projects appeared, but it was the entrepreneur Gustave Eiffel who, on the proposal of plans of his heads of the design office and head of the office of methods (Mr Koechlin and Nouguier), would make the first realistic project. A competition for the construction of a 300m tower in Paris was launched, and it was Eiffel who won it. The idea was to build this tower on the Champ de Mars for the Universal Exhibition of 1889.
The Eiffel Tower, La Tour Eiffel in French, was the main exhibit of the Paris Exposition - or World's Fair - of 1889. Although at the beginning it was seen as 'the ugliest building in Paris,' soon it became the symbol of the city," said Tea Gudek Snajdar, an Amsterdam-based art historian, museum docent and a blogger at Culture Tourist. World's Fair centerpiece. The biggest problem was that they still didn't know how to make something aesthetically appealing with the new material. When they were using it, they would try to repeat historic stone structures. It's very visible on - for example, pillars in the Bibliotheque St. Genevieve in Paris," explained Gudek Snajdar.
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|1||–Invisible Opera Company Of Tibet (Australia)*||Away Away (South Pacific Version)
Backing Vocals – RadiotwinsBass – Russell HibbsDrums – Neil CairneyGuitar, Vocals – Daevid AllenProducer – Harry WilliamsonSaxophone – Steve Rocket Synthesizer, Backing Vocals – Harry Williamson
|2||–Daevid Allen||Away Away (Twelve Selves Version)
Guitar, Vocals – Daevid AllenProducer – Harry Williamson
|3||–The Radio Actors||Nuclear Mega Waste
Bass – Mike HowlettDrums – Steve BroughtonLead Guitar – Steve HillageLead Vocals – StingProducer – Simon HeyworthRhythm Guitar, Vocals – Harry WilliamsonSaxophone, Vocals – Nik Turner
|4||–Invisible Opera Company Of Tibet (UK)*||Chernobyl Rain
Bass, Vocals – Tim HallDrums, Vocals – Steve HickesonEngineer – Steve LiddelGuitar, Vocals – Brian AbbottKeyboards, Vocals – Jim Peters Producer – Invisible Opera Company Of Tibet*Vocals – Nikki Millitz
- Phonographic Copyright (p) – Voiceprint
- Copyright (c) – Voiceprint
- Made By – DADC Austria – A0000172444-0101
- Recorded At – The Studio, Richmond
- Recorded At – Spring Studio
- Recorded At – Gremlin Studios
- Design [Cover Design] – David Gregson
- Executive-Producer – Jonny Greene, Rob Ayling*
- Liner Notes – Daevid Allen
- Written-By – Allen* (tracks: 1, 2), Williamson* (tracks: 3), ICOT* (tracks: 4), Hibbs* (tracks: 4)
NotesTrack 1 © Voiceprint 1987 ℗ Voiceprint 1991, recorded at Richmond Studios, Melbourne, Australia, Spring 1987.
Track 2 © Voiceprint 1993 ℗ Voiceprint 1993, recorded at Spring Studios, Melbourne, Australia, January 1993.
Track 3 © Voiceprint 1995 ℗ Voiceprint 1995
Track 4 © ICOT UK 1993 ℗ ICOT UK 1993, recorded at Gremlin Studios Exeter, summer 1993.
Barcode and Other Identifiers
- Barcode: 5 020522 389723
- Mastering SID Code: IFPI L551
- Mould SID Code: IFPI 94C1
- Matrix / Runout: DADC Austria A0000172444-0101 11 A1