- archive play for now with some uber-rare design sketches -
In 1890 some English have found that the Eiffel Tower had become an important asset for France and for Paris, noting in passing that his visitors had already reported more than the cost of its construction only during the Expo, and so they decided embarking on the construction of a tower at least as important in London.
To this end they organized a design competition to select the shape that this tower should have, there were 68 responses from across solutions with more or less inventive.
check – out the First and Second place winners [designs 37,51]
All images come from a book that brings together all the proposals and you can see here