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Height: Occupied
276 m / 906 ft
 
Height: Architectural
300 m / 984 ft
 
Eiffel Tower Outline
  Height: To Tip
324 m / 1,063 ft
Height: Observatory
276 m / 906 ft
Floors Above Ground
3
# of Elevators
8
Top Elevator Speed
2.08 m/s

Facts

Official Name Eiffel Tower
Other Names Tour Eiffel
Structure Type Tower
Status Completed
Country France
City Paris
Street Address & Map Champ de Mars
Postal Code 75007
Building Function telecommunications / observation
Structural Material other
Construction Start 1887
Completion 1889
Retrofit Start 2012
Retrofit End 2014
Official Website Eiffel Tower

Companies Involved

Architect
Design Moatti-Rivière Architects; Stephen Sauvestre
Structural Engineer
Design Gustave Eiffel
Main Contractor Bateg
Material Supplier
• Aluminium POHL Group
• Cladding Kuraray
• Elevator Otis Elevator Company
• Flooring Kuraray

Global News

Four Teams Shortlisted for Eiffel Tower Overhaul in Paris
9 May 2018 – Four architecture, landscape design, and urban…

The Eiffel Tower to Undergo 15-Year Renovation Project
17 Jan 2017 – The Eiffel Tower is set to undergo a massive 15-…

Eiffel Tower Gets Glass Floor in Paris
8 Oct 2014 – Visitors to the Eiffel Tower in Paris will now be…

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Four Teams Shortlisted for Eiffel Tower Overhaul in Paris
9 May 2018
Four architecture, landscape design, and urban planning teams have been shortlisted for an overhaul of the Eiffel Tower in time for the Paris 2024 Olympic Games. The…
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The Eiffel Tower to Undergo 15-Year Renovation Project
17 Jan 2017
The Eiffel Tower is set to undergo a massive 15-year renovation project, which will encompass a full structural analysis, replacement of the tower’s lighting systems, and…
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Eiffel Tower Gets Glass Floor in Paris
8 Oct 2014
Visitors to the Eiffel Tower in Paris will now be able to look down through a vertigo-inducing glass floor that forms part of a €30 million (US $38 million) refit of…
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Eiffel Tower Lit for Mandela
16 Dec 2013
The Eiffel Tower was lit with a spectacular display in honor of the recently deceased freedom fighter and president of South Africa, Nelson Mandela. The inscription “…
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Eiffel Tower Stairs Put Up on Sale
25 Nov 2013
A 15-step section of the Eiffel Tower's original spiral staircase, which once was part of the connection between the second and third levels, will be sold today in Paris…
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Google Street View Goes to Paris
18 Jul 2013
A few weeks after Google took its Street View imagery to the top of the world's tallest building, the Burj Khalifa in Dubai, the Internet giant has turned its attention…
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Eiffel Tower Operations Stalled by Strike
26 Jun 2013
The Eiffel Tower was closed on Tuesday, June 25, at the height of the tourist season, following a strike by workers for better work conditions and more pay. The…

Videos

CTBUH 2016 China Conference - Panel,"Tall Buildings and Context: How High Can We Go and Why Should We?"
18 Oct 2016 – Ron Klemencic, Magnusson Klemencic Associates; Karl Almstead, Turner Construction Company; Andrew Nicholson, CBRE; Jon Pickard, Pickard Chilton; Ian Smith, thyssenkrup

Research Papers

World’s Highest Observation Decks
Aug 2015 – CTBUH Journal, 2015 Issue III

Debating Tall: A Supertall Future in the US?
27 Jan 2012 – CTBUH Journal, 2012 Issue I

Other Building Facts

Eiffel Tower is composed of over 18,000 pieces of metalwork, predominantly made of wrought iron. Due to the rare use of iron in the construction of tall structures, Eiffel Tower is listed as a steel structure in the Skyscarper Center database.


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