Larger in scale and more detailed. If Larger and more challenging is what you're after, ICONX is perfect for you! Make a BIG impression with our premium line of DIY metal models. From steel sheets to 3D models, this ICONX collection offers a larger size with enhanced detail. Located on the Champ de Mars in Paris, the Eiffel Tower has become a global icon of France and one of the most recognizable structures in the world. Named after its designer, engineer Gustave Eiffel, the tower was built as the entrance arch to the 1889 World’s Fair and stands at 1,063 feet tall. It was the tallest man-made structure in the world until the Chrysler Building was built in 1930.