Binding Stone Cement Created in Rome

Binding stone cement was used in various formulas from early antiquity and used by Romans of circa 150 BCE, Continue reading

Reinforced concrete house built in Paris, France

Francois Coignet embedded wrought-iron, I-beams, into the concrete of the roof and the floors of a house he built in Paris, France, in 1862. Continue reading

Fireproofing Ones Home in Ancient Rome

After the great fire of 64 CE in Rome which destroyed many multi-level mud brick buildings, mostly apartment dwellings. Continue reading