March 26, 2008 § Leave a Comment
IDEA NOT REALITY ( DECLARED A HOAX IN THE UK NATIONAL MEDIA TODAY)
The elegant, tapering signature of the Eiffel Tower is to be reshaped, altering the skyline of Paris, in time for the structure’s 120th anniversary next year, the Société d’exploitation de la Tour Eiffel (Sete) has just announced.
Serero Architects of Paris has won the competition to redesign the structure’s public viewing platform and reception areas. The winning design (above), which will be 276 metres (905ft) above the ground, will not require any permanent modification of the existing structure. It will double the capacity of the public viewing area on the tower’s top floor. [from Sean Dodson The Guardian]
More enhanced Parisian monuments.