Structural design / The Eiffel tower

Structural design / The Eiffel tower

After studying the work of anatomist Hermann Von Meyer, French engineer Gustave Eiffel (1832-1923) applied the structural properties of the hip bone to design his marvelous tower for the World Trade Fair in 1889.

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Published by on July 25, 2011
Filed under Architecture, Bionics

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