Prehistoric architecture

Prehistoric architecture

Design of buildings before written records were kept.
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Accessible to readers of all backgrounds, Megalithism is an in-depth treatment of a fascinating topic: some of the earliest known works of prehistoric architecture.
His specialty has been prehistoric architecture, primarily in North America; but his interests are more encompassing, and he has collected a mountain of examples of individual houses made of dirt (30% of the world's population lives in such); public structures and monuments (for example the Vietnam Memorial in Washington DC; the Greek Hillside Theater in Epidaurus, Greece; Duke University Stadium in Durham, North Carolina); and indeed, whole cities (like Machu Picchu).
Is it really surprising that the finest work of prehistoric architecture in Europe was placed on the most important perceived alignment: that of the solstices?
They believe advanced civilisations were developing in Scotland long before those of ancient Egypt and the pyramids were based upon prehistoric architecture in Britain.