Examining Some of the Greatest Metal Constructions in the World
Metal’s been used for centuries as a building material for some of the most famous, durable, and spectacular structures in the world. Because metal’s so durable the structure built with it can last an incredibly long time. As you will soon see some of these metal buildings have been around for decades.
The Empire State Building
The Empire State Building’s one of the most easily recognized metal construction in the United States. This is likely because it was an amazing engineering feat of its time. Residing in New York City and towering at a whopping and impressive 1,454 feet tall. The empire state building is nothing short of engineering genius. This impressive metal building remains standing after almost an entire century and held the title of world’s tallest building for approximately three decades.
The Eiffel Tower
The Eiffel Tower’s famous throughout the world and easily recognized as a dazzling landmark of France. Constructed back in the 1800s the Eiffel Tower’s considered to be one of the world’s most valuable and treasured metal constructions. Also, this iconic tower has a price tag that easily reaches into the billions.
The Gateway Arch
The Gateway Arch is a beautiful example of why metal’s such an amazing building material. It looks pretty much the exact same as it did when it was first built in 1963. Residing in Missouri, these two structures serve as a claim to man’s ingenuity and the incredible things that’s done with steel.
The Statue of Liberty
Many of us have read stories of people in the past. Immigrants, who upon entering America, were greeted by this beautiful statue. France gifted the Statue of Liberty to the United States of America. Because the Statue of Liberty’s thin copper plates that cover the putside this once brown statue now has a unique color. As years passed it changed to the now-familiar shade of green because of the reaction between the air and copper (though the environmental conditions played a huge role in this as well).
Metal is truly versatile and very durable material. As you can see, it has the capacity to last hundreds of years. So, if you want to capitalize on the many benefits of steel, Keen’s Buildings for your next metal building! We have countless options to choose from. Because we put your needs and satisfaction first all of our buildings are completely customizable!