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Yurts / gers.

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External Pearls. Inspirations. Living in a Yurt. Producers / Designers. Yurt Lodging. Yurt Live. Yourte. Yourte - Forme générale. Une yourte telle que je l'ai construite se compose de : - Un plancher circulaire ; - Un treillis composé de tasseaux disposés en croisillons ; - Des perches reposant sur le treillis et supportant le toit ; - Une couronne, pièce circulaire de bois à l'autre extrémité des perches ; - De la toile, pour le toit et les murs ; - De l'isolant, en laine de mouton dans notre cas.

Yourte - Forme générale

Caractéristiques principales On définit : D, le diamètre de la yourte (en mètres) ; R, son rayondc, le diamètre de la couronne ; rc son rayonnp, le nombre de percheseiv, épaisseur de l'isolant vertical (en mètres)eit, épaisseur de l'isolant du toit (en mètres)h, la hauteur des murs (en mètres)h', la hauteur du toit, (en mètres)h'', la hauteur totale (en mètres)pt, la pente du toit (en pourcentage) ; α l'angle correspondantp, le périmètreS, la surface au solV, volume de la yourte On doit choisir : Précisions Calculs des autres variables Choix de certaines valeurs , ce qui donne un diamètre de 6 m 68 pour une surface de 35 m2.

Alternative Housing. There are several companies that make all-season yurts that can be turned into permanent homes.

Alternative Housing

Yurts cost less than stick-built homes, and even with "all the fixins," they are often less money than even manufactured homes. They can also be assembled quickly in comparison to stick built and even modular homes. And while you might think of a yurt as something small and temporary, some of the larger models are quite spacious. With many you can opt for "tall walls," which leave space to build a full or partial loft above. Overall, a yurt can feel large and open, making it a lovely choice for an affordable housing alternative. So how much do those yurts cost, anyway?

Basic yurts are quite affordable, starting at $5,000-$10,000 new (though you'll probably want some add-ons, especially if this is going to be your permanent home, and there are additional expenses involved with installing one in an area that gets high winds and/or a heavy snow load each year). Saving Money with Used Yurt Homes. Yurts / gers - Lowimpact.orgLow impact living info, training, products & services. Mongolian Yurts. For over 3,000 years the nomadic tribes of Central Asia have lived in portable round abodes called ger or yurts.

Mongolian Yurts

Probably because of the stark locations in which they live, their homes are showcases for their beautiful handiwork emphasized by bright, happy colors which certainly caught my attention. These handmade yurts, imported directly from Mongolia by Groovyyurts in Quebec and Mongolian Yurts in Ohio, are one way to live a simpler life while supporting a developing country. Yurts are resilient, adaptable, portable and can be used for parties, exhibitions, as temporary or permanent housing, a hunting or ski lodge, a guest room or as a meditation space. Usually two to four people can assemble a yurt in about half a day. Each of these companies can craft a custom yurt within a few months and have it delivered to your door. The North American climate is more humid than the Mongolian climate and therefore these yurts are specially adapted. Mongolians don’t use windows in their homes. Yurt. A yurt is a portable, bent dwelling structure traditionally used by nomads in the steppes of Central Asia as their home.


The structure comprises a crown or compression wheel, usually steam bent, supported by roof ribs which are bent down at the end where they meet the lattice wall (again, steam bent). The top of the wall is prevented from spreading by means of a tension band which opposes the force of the roof ribs. The structure is usually covered by layers of fabric and sheep's wool felt for insulation and weatherproofing.

Do Yurts Make the Best Tiny Family Homes? - Living Outdoor. Yurta - You've never seen a yurt like this! DIY About 2Hours A Traditional Bulgarian Yurt For Just $200 - Living Outdoor. The Cool Micro Yurt For Your Prefab Mansion Pool Side. They say anyplace you hang your hat is home.

The Cool Micro Yurt For Your Prefab Mansion Pool Side

But what if you’re like me and you don’t wear hats? (Not all of us have the cheekbones, you know.) Does that mean you’re destined for homelessness? No. It means you should check out The Nomad Yurt. As far as super-temporary housing goes, yurts are about the smartest choice you can make. The advantages that EcoShack’s Nomad Yurt bring to the playing field are a light but sturdy ecologically sound bamboo structure and its own beautifully sanded floor (very atypical for a yurt, which usually leaves you enjoying — or not enjoying, depending on where you are — the elements beneath you). This structure is 150 square feet of easy to install (if you’ve got help), easy to move and permit-free space.