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Created with Fabric.js 1.4.5 THANK YOU ROME. BECAUSE OF YOU WE HAVEREINFORCED CONCRETE BUILDINGS. THANK YOU ROME. BECAUSE OF YOU WE HAVE REINFORCED CONCRETE BUILDINGS. Here are some facts about reinforced concretebuildings:- The Colosseum, was the largest amphitheaterin the Roman world, and still stands today.- The Pantheon, another ancient Roman building,was a temple that was dedicated to all the Roman,and still stands today.- The Romans were the first people to ever invent and use concrete. They used concrete to make their buildings taller and sturdier.- Roman concrete structures were influenced by Greek and Hellenic examples, as well as Etruscan cities- The Romans liked using concrete for theirConstruction, because it was flexible, cheap, andtransportable. What was reinforced concrete buildings usedfor in ancient Rome:Reinforced concrete buildings in ancient Rome were used for amphitheaters, temples, circuses, lighthouses, horreums, villas, basilica, thermal, and etc. The Roman invention of reinforced concrete buildings affects our lives today by how it was able to provideus with ideas to build the great buildings of the 21st century, such as the Barj Khalifa, which is the tallest building in the world, and the 311 South Wacker Street building, which was once the tallest reinforced concrete building in the world. But not only that, the invention of reinforced concrete buildings also affects our live today,because if it weren't for the Romans we wouldn't have those big offices on Wall Street, or those towering LasVegas hotels, or Hoover controlling floods, and producingelectricity, and so thank you to the Romans. also, thank you, again ;) The similarities between the modern-day reinforced conc-rete buildings and the ancient Rome con-buildings are that they both served as apurpose such as courts, circuses, publicsquares, warehouses, and etch. The di-fference between the modern-day reinforced concrete buildings and the ancient Romeconcrete buildings was that the ancient Romans used concrete that was made fromvolcanic ash, lime, and water, while modern-day concrete was made from Portlandcement and fly ash.
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