This article modern architecture a critical history pdf the history of building types and styles—what things were built. See History of construction for the history of construction tools and techniques—how things were built. The history of architecture traces the changes in architecture through various traditions, regions, overarching stylistic trends, and dates. The branches of architecture are civil, sacred, naval, military, and landscape architecture.
Neolithic architecture is the architecture of the Neolithic period. There are early Neolithic cultures in Southeast Anatolia, Syria and Iraq by 8000 BC, and food-producing societies first appear in southeast Europe by 7000 BC, and Central Europe by c.
Americas and the Pacific remained at the Neolithic level of technology up until the time of Western contact. The neolithic people in the Levant, Anatolia, Syria, northern Mesopotamia and Central Asia were great builders, utilizing mud-brick to construct houses and villages. At Çatalhöyük, houses were plastered and painted with elaborate scenes of humans and animals.