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Posted by  d on September 19, 2002 at 15:38:22:

In Reply to:  Re: Future High Rise Design: More Concrete posted by Jacques Pochoy on September 19, 2002 at 15:06:28:

Always feel I have to add some conjectural Egyptology to these discussions...
Eiffel also teamed up with Bartholdi ( if my research is correct) to produce the Statue of Liberty. which, however . is thought by some to have originally be conceived as a gift to Egypt, as a symbol of Isis...

Assuming, that in their time symbolism was a legitimate, even expected , use of architecture (recalling the efforts to replace visual symbols during the Revolution, for instance) I wonder what, if anthing, the Eiffel Tower was intended to symbolise...

 
 
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