The Romans and their Building Material | Concrete

Concrete comes from the Latin word “concretus” and means hard and compact.  The material was already in use a couple of thousand years ago and many Roman structures like the dome of the Pantheon in Rome remain to the current day.

Today cement is readily available all over the globe making concrete the most commonly used man-made material.


The facts and sketch are curated by Guest Blogger Heidi.

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Pantheon in Rome, inside sketch by Heidi, for how concrete PASiNGA Blog
Pantheon in Rome, inside sketch by Heidi


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