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Ancient Roman Concrete Is About to Revolutionize Modern Architecture

Ancient Roman Concrete Is About to Revolutionize Modern Architecture Roman Temple in Pozzuoli, Bay of Naples, Italy

Roman seawater concrete holds the secret to cutting carbon emissions? Analysis of samples pinpointed why the best Roman concrete was superior to most modern concrete in durability, why its manufacture was less environmentally damaging. Romans, used much less lime to make cement and made it from limestone baked at 900˚ C (1,652˚ F) or lower, requiring far less fuel than Portland cement.

Roman seawater concrete holds the secret to cutting carbon emissions

Roman Seawater Concrete Holds the Secret to Cutting Cargon Emissions. Picture of Drill core of volcanic ash-hydrated lime mortar from the ancient port of Baiae in Pozzuloi Bay.

What Is The Secret Behind The Durable Roman Concrete

What Is The Secret Behind The Durable Roman Concrete

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Roman Theatre of Merida was built in 16 BC by order of Agrippa, a general and friend of emperor Augustus. The ancient theatre could house up to spectators.

Why does ancient Roman concrete outlast what we have today? Learn about the chemical reactions inside Roman concrete in this HowStuffWorks article.

We Finally Know Why Ancient Roman Concrete Outlasts Our Own

The very thing that causes modern concrete structures to corrode has sustained ancient Roman construction over eons.Bloodlust, bad haircuts and the use of urine as a tooth whitener aside, the Romans …

Researchers unlock the chemistry of Roman concrete which has resisted the elements for thousands of years.

Scientists solve Roman concrete puzzle

Ancient Roman concrete recipe is an impressive feat in architectural history. Some Roman buildings are so spectacular in their construction and beauty that modern builders would never attempt s

Researchers discover secret recipe of Roman concrete that allowed it to endure for over years. Roman concrete was used to construct the magnificent pantheon, which has endured for two millennia.

Scientists crack mystery of ancient Roman concrete's 2,000-year life span - The Washington Post

Ancient Romans made world’s ‘most durable’ concrete. We might use it to stop rising seas.

Scientists Uncover the Chemical Secret Behind Roman Self-Healing Underwater Concrete

The ancients hand mixed their components (wet lime and volcanic ash) in a mortar box with very little water to give a nearly dry composition; carried it to the job site in baskets placing it over a previously prepared layer of rock pieces; and then proceeded to pound the mortar into the rock layer. Fortunately, we have proof. Vitruvius, the noted Roman architect (cir. 20 BC) mentioned this process in his history formulas for his concrete, plus the fact that special tamping tools were used to…

The Riddle of Ancient Roman Concrete, David Moore, PE - this dam is made of lime and fly ash, a by product of electric power plants

Why Ancient Roman Concrete Lasts for Millenia but Ours Crumbles in Decades

Why Ancient Roman Concrete Lasts for Millenia but Ours Crumbles in Decades

The Ancient Romans' Concrete Recipe Could Help Us Beat Back Rising Seas

Secrets of Roman concrete revealed.  The concrete walls of Trajan’s Markets in Rome have stood the test of time and the  elements for nearly 2,000 years. They have even survived a major earthquake  in 1349 [Credit: Marie Jackson]

Secrets of Roman concrete revealed. The concrete walls of Trajan’s Markets in Rome have stood the test of time and the elements for nearly years. They have even survived a major earthquake in 1349 [Credit: Marie Jackson]

Roman concrete used 'secret' ingredient to stand the test of time

Roman concrete used 'secret' ingredient to stand the test of time

The study, by the University of California, Berkeley, used beams of x-rays to uncover a crystalline material in Roman concrete that prevents tiny cracks from spreading.

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#Architects and #designers love #sonomacaststone #concrete tiles. There is no material like concrete to match any surface, or form any shape. It can be made in any color and has lasted since the Roman Aqueducts. Concrete #tiles, #pavers and #cladding can express any decor: rustic to urban to whimsical. All #countertops, #sinks, #tubs made in the US from sustainable EarthCrete™️. #homedecor #interiordesign #home #architecture #bathroom #kitchen #luxury Get info: http://tinyurl.com/pt2hbdx

The Roman Pantheon (Rome, Italy), built in 118 AD, is still the largest unreinforced concrete dome in the world.

The Roman Pantheon (Rome, Italy), built in 118 AD, is still the largest unreinforced concrete dome in the world.

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