A yurt in Chingissin, Mongolia. Nomadic architecture creates some of the most flexible spaces in architecture and has for most of human history. Not only do most nomadic structure have an open plan, they also are so flexible that they collapse and can tr
I remain fascinated by yurts. This inside shot gives a good concept of how the roof folds out and is attached to the accordion side wall, with a turret-type tower on top, held up by a mere two wooden poles.