By: Couprie-Eiffel, Philippe; Bouvard, Dominique; Laredo, Joseph (translated by)
Zurich, Switzerland, Edition Olms Zurich: 2014
Seller ID: 004357
Condition: New in New dust jacket
NEW - Gustave Eiffel was the creator of the supreme symbol of Paris, which was quite revolutionary at the time. From the age of 25 the young engineer was entrusted with the construction of a railway bridge in Bordeaux which fired his ambition and earned him the respect of colleagues. He made a mark on every corner of the globe with his striking and distinctive designs for over 300 buildings, which included the framework for the Statue of Liberty. In 1892 he withdrew from the public eye after being implicated in a scandal, but his creativity blossomed, researching aerodynamics and developing of... View More...