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A tower is a tall, narrow and elongated structure that usually rises to a great height. Towers are either free-standing or forming part of a building such as a castle. In the building process of these structures, height is not an element left to chance. Towers are meant to almost “reach” the sky because they take advantage from their height.
In the Middle Ages, Towers were part of a castle and used as a tool in a warfare strategy. From the top of a watchtower, heirs would see the enemies coming from miles away, and could get prepared to defense or to attack. Little windows allowed to spill hot liquids on the head of enemies trying to climb the tower's wall. Most of these towers had a dungeon: an inviolable prison.
Modern towers are used for many reasons. In airports, towers are a base for the airline traffic control. Controllers from the “head” of the control tower have an overall view of the aerial scene and may conduct their guiding operations in the best manner.
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Modern towers are also called “skyscrapers” or “tower blocks”. These buildings save ground space in areas where there's a huge density of population per square km.
The tower is also a symbol: the Tower of babel, in the Bible, was built in Babylon (after the great flood) when humanity was made of people speaking the same language and living at the same place. The book of genesis recounts that these people wanted to erect a tower so that they would reach the heavens. God, unhappy to see men glorifying themselves instead of praising him, split humanity into several language-related groups and scattered men throughout the world.
If you draw the tower card from a deck of tarot cards, the future will not be so bright for you: the card pictures a tower in flames, meaning chaos, ruin and even the devil....
The most famous tower on Earth is the Eiffel Tower, a steel-made tower built by Gustave Eiffel in 1889 for the opening of the universal exposition. At this time, people hated it, and asked for its destruction. More than a century latter, it is the world's most visited monument...