Eiffel’s Megastructures

A film by Sigrid Clement
Produced by RMC Découverte

Synopsis

The world-renowned Tower that bears his name is not the only structure designed by Gustave Eiffel. By inventing innovative solutions and techniques, he started an architectural revolution that allowed building ones of the most beautiful constructions of the past century. 

Throughout the world, he has constructed bridges, railways, viaducts and also train stations. The emergence of metallurgy has metamorphosed the industry and the creations. Due to the lightness and the flexibility of the material, he will be the creator of ever higher and more complex structures.

This film highlights Eiffel’s most remarkable mega structures around the world.