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Out of the Stone Age: The evolution of decorative concrete continues to stretch the horizons for an ancient building material

A D+D Online Feature published July 28, 2010



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by Howard Jancy

Concrete is an ancient building material. Mother Nature created the raw materials for cement millions of years ago, and early Egyptian, Chinese, and Roman cultures built great cities using it. Monuments of those cultures—the pyramids, the Great Wall of China, the Colosseum—still exist today, with concrete (albeit crudely formulated) comprising a significant building material in these landmarks....
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Tagged categories: Concrete coatings and treatments; Concrete stamping; Decorative concrete

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