Indus Valley Civilization (7000 BCE
Archaeological evidence from Mehrgarh (7000 BCE) shows construction of mudbrick houses and granaries. Irrigation was developed in the Indus ValleyCivilization around 4500 BCE. The size and prosperity of the Indus civilization grewas a result of this innovation, which eventually lead to more planned settlementswhich further made use of drainage and sewers.
Post Maha Janapadas period (1500 BCE
The Buddhist stupa, a dome shaped monument, was used in India as acommemorative monument associated with storing sacred relics. The stupaarchitecture was adopted in Southeast and East Asia, where it became prominentas a Buddhist monument used for enshrining sacred relics.