Concrete is one of the strongest materials in the world, and it’s been around since ancient times. Why is concrete so important around the world? It’s all in the history of concrete.
We’ve all seen Blade Runner 2049 by now, right? While those dystopian landscapes obviously decry modern pollution and lifestyle habits — among many other things — they’re not too terribly off-base. Beside and surrounding all that neon: we see cement used for miles. Concrete construction is the way of the future. The sustainable future. And this isn’t any stranger than (science) fiction.