Dating back to around 3600 B.C., the Megalithic Temples of Malta are considered by many experts to be the oldest buildings in the world. The term “building” is somewhat loosely interpreted, considering the Flintstones-style architecture of the existing site. Nonetheless, building construction has obviously undergone an epic evolution since those structures were first raised.
From that point on, the human spirit has been on a never-ending quest to build better and “smarter.” Just a few hundred years later, Newgrange, likely the smartest building of its era with an integrated time-telling capability, was built. This begs the question, was that the first smart building ever constructed?
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