In time for the 2024 Summer Olympics, Paris plans to change the way people experience the Eiffel Tower. (Image courtesy of Autodesk.)
At BIM World 2018, Autodesk announced that it is partnering with the City of Paris to renovate aspects of the Eiffel Tower and the Champ de Mars on which it sits using BIM. To learn more, we spoke to Nicolas Mangon, Autodesk vice president of AEC Strategy & Marketing.
Bringing BIM to Paris
Named for Gustave Eiffel, the engineer whose firm designed and built the tower, the Eiffel Tower attracts nearly 7 million visitors who ascend it annually and almost 30 million who take photos from outside the structure, making it the most visited paid monument in the world today.
However, Nicolas Mangon, from Autodesk, pointed out that most of these visitors are tourists and not local Parisians. Additionally, Paris is about to host a slew of major events, including the 2024 Summer Olympics, the 2025 Universal Exhibition and the 2026 Rugby World Cup.
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