Eiffel-Tower-Renovation-Moatti-RiviereAn ambitious renovation has begun on an aging iconic landmark, the Eiffel Tower.

The project, which began in 2012 and is slated for completion later this year, aims to include many new sustainable features on the aging tower’s first floor, such as solar, hydraulic and wind power.

The renovation, by French architecture studio Moatti- Rivière, will add new accessibility options that will finally allow disabled visitors to visit the first floor, an area that will be newly equipped with solar panels and LED lighting.

(READ the story the with more photos at Inhabitat.com)

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