Neolithic architecture is the advent of civilizations and design
Skara brae is a neolithic site in Orkney
Neolithic architecture refers to the type of architecture that existed during the Neolithic period, also known as the New Stone Age. It existed around 12,000 years ago, and lasted until about 2000 years ago. During this period, people began transitioning from a nomadic lifestyle to a more settled existence, living in permanent settlements and engaging in agriculture.
Neolithic architecture is characterized by the construction of megalithic structures, including stone circles, dolmens, and menhirs. These structures were often built for religious, spiritual, and funerary purposes and were constructed through the use of massive stone blocks, sometimes weighing up to tens of tons.
In addition to megalithic structures, Neolithic architecture also included the construction of mud-brick houses and villages, typically organized around a central area for communal activities. These structures were simple in design with stone, and wood being the primary building materials. Before the advent of metals. By the end most people were wearing clothing. It was all they mostly used. Farming and settling with style.
Overall, Neolithic architecture reflects the development of human civilization during the Neolithic period. As people transitioned from hunter-gatherer societies in the late pleistocene, to settled agricultural communities.
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