Concrete Built The Modern World. Now It’s Destroying It.

Concrete Built The Modern World. Now It’s Destroying It.

It quite literally laid much of the foundations of the world as we know it, it has been (and continues to be) a «great emancipator in poorer parts of the world». However, it’s also one of the biggest emitters of carbon emissions so we need alternatives, fast. This is the story of concrete. (An interesting fact: In the 1950s and 60s, the Swiss poured more concrete per capita than any other country.)


From Weekly Filet #424, in January 2023.

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