We don't live in tents or pyramids. we may actually have one or two new pyramids in the Smart Village, but it's builded with the most high-tech to provide comfort for people there.
"Architecture is: the art of constructing the buildings that achieve 'Utility', 'Strength', and 'Beauty', and fulfill the materialistic and psychological needs of people, within the available resources and latest technology in this era."*
Egypt is the second country in the world had Railways...Egypt had it even before America.
* from "The Architecture of the 20th Century" book by Dr. Erfaan Sami, Egyptian architecter.