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concrete discovered by:in:

Romans3rd century BC

2

earliest concrete was mix of

mortar of lime and sand

3

pozzolana

volcanic ash+lime+water
underwater mortar

4

concrete was forgotten until:possibly rediscovered by:

18th century
John Smeaton

5

portland cement was invented by/in:

1824
Joseph Aspdin

6

reinforced concrete first termed

ferroconcrete

7

ferroconcrete developed in

latter part of 1800's

8

paris exhibition 1897

one of first experimentations with concrete. portions of the main building.

9

concrete began to be actively explored in

early 20th century

10

Robert Maillart

Cement Hall
(exploited material)

11

Auguste Perret

rectangular stuctural frames

12

Tony Garnier

basis for buildings in cite industrielle, 1901-1904

13

Pier Luigi Nervi

exposed concrete ribbing

14

Le Corbusier

exposed plastic possibilities