Eiffel by Eiffel

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Destined to be forever overshadowed by his extraordinary tower, the career of Gustave Eiffel (1832–1923) included a great many significant engineering achievements, among them the Nice Observatory dome, the Garabit Viaduct, the supporting framework of the Statue of Liberty in New York and the Panama Canal locks. As well as describing these and other important projects, Eiffel's direct descendant Philippe Coupérie-Eiffel draws on the family archives to present a richly illustrated portrait of the great engineer's public and private life.

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Eiffel by Eiffel

Eiffel by Eiffel

Olms2014

Hardback175pp Illustrated330x277mm

9783283012397     Product Code: 223971

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Destined to be forever overshadowed by his extraordinary tower, the career of Gustave Eiffel (1832–1923) included a great many significant engineering achievements, among them the Nice Observatory dome, the Garabit Viaduct, the supporting framework of the Statue of Liberty in New York and the Panama Canal locks. As well as describing these and other important projects, Eiffel's direct descendant Philippe Coupérie-Eiffel draws on the family archives to present a richly illustrated portrait of the great engineer's public and private life.

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