Inthe famous American inventor filed a patent for the construction of buildings using a single placement of concrete. Ultimately a massive failure, the idea was nonetheless way ahead of its time, and some of his concrete houses still stand today. Edison founded the Portland Cement Company in
Old charts, maps and graphics in another 'old style' round-up. To start another week, our selection of vintage information designs will show you a type of illustration that is often left behind, when we talk about data visualization: blueprints. This series, all fromwas an effort by the Alpha Portland Cement Company to promote the use of concrete and cement in building, and we leave you with three of those blueprints to open our list:.
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Alternatively called Caledonian Works. The plant had four Schneider kilnsand design by Maxted. The plant was described in a newspaper article shortly after starting.
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The anniversary marks an occasion to not only celebrate the association, but the value of the industry and its products. Although natural cement and mortar date back to the Romans and before, by the late s builders were turning to its manufactured counterpart, portland cement, which was invented by Joseph Aspdin nearly 50 years before. In the 19th century, demand for cement was driven by construction projects such as the Erie Canal and other waterways, which used cement as a liner.
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