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The (Second) Rise of Concrete | Clearstory S2 Ep. 2

Host Kevin O’Connor speaks with author and journalist Vince Beiser and assistant professor of civil and environmental engineering Admir Masic about the history and revive of one of the world’s most popular building materials: concrete.

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How did a massive, devastating fire lead to the rebirth of one of our oldest building materials: concrete? Host Kevin O’Connor speaks with author and journalist Vince Beiser and assistant professor of civil and environmental engineering Admir Masic about concrete in the ancient world, how it came into our modern world, and the mystery of why it wasn’t used for a thousand years.

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