Tag Archives: yurt

She Shares What It’s like to Live in a Yurt for Two Years

Mat & Danielle from Exploring Alternatives visit Beige and learn what its like to live in a yurt for two years in Canada. She lives way-off-the-grid with no electricity or running water. Her yurt can’t even be accessed by car, so everything including food & water are brought to the home by foot. Beige bought […]

Shearwater Cove – An Off Grid Yurt Village in Alaska

The folks at Tiny Home Tours recently visited Jason & Charity at Shearwater Cove, who’ve built an off-grid yurt village in Alaska. They found the land in the dead of winter and began building in 2015. Building on the land was tough. All the building materials in by boat and they used the boat dock […]

Freedom Yurt-Cabins

Solid walls, an integrated flooring system, real insulation, house windows, roundwood frame and rafters, and a wood ceiling with a tongue and groove look give the Yurt-Cabin a distinctive cabin feel. And it’s engineered for strength and longevity. And assembly is about as easy as it gets with the Yurt-Cabin’s built-in floor system and bolt-together […]

Designer Ryan Frank’s Off-Grid Tiny Home is Built like an Upside-Down Boat.

Designer Ryan Frank wanted a semi-mobile home for a small plot in a “sensitive area”. He thought about yurts and domes, but settled for an open source design he found online” – Kirsten Dirksen of Fair Companies See more videos like this on the Fair Companies YouTube Channel. The house is built like a boat, just […]

Tiny Yurt Living in Northern Minnesota

Grace Brogan and John Kamman live in a yurt. It’s a squat round structure with lattice walls, a dome skylight and a few layers of canvas over the whole thing — think of a tent with stiff walls. Tents are great in the summer, but this is winter. In northern Minnesota.” – Minnesota Public Radio News Read […]

Handmade Matt’s Kitchen & Bathroom Off-Grid Wagon

Here is a cabin which I have built on a flat bed, twin axle trailer. It serves as both a transport method and as facilites for a yurt. It has a fully equipped kitchen with oven, hob grill, fridge, sink, as well as a bathroom and a compost toilet, all with hot and cold running water.” […]

Yurt Retreat On Organic Farm in California

Surrounded by canyon park-lands, this brand-new yurt with luxury conveniences features one large circular room (24’ diameter) with a queen size bed in the sleeping loft, a full size sofa bed in the living room, and two additional airbeds available as needed.” – Airbnb.com See more of this Malibu Yurt Retreat On Organic Farm in Malibu.

Yurt Camping at Bruce Peninsula National Park

Inspired by the dwellings of nomads in the steppes of Central Asia, it’s a circular structure with a cone or sphere shaped roofline that occasionally in modern times has a skylight at the top.  The BPNP (Bruce Peninsula National Park) has taken it to a whole new level with hardwood floors, wooden furniture, storage spaces, a […]

Tiny Yurt Tree House

Here’s a great budget-minded (and portable, quick, easy to install) idea… a YURT that’s a tree house! This one is a 12′ diameter model from a company called Yurts Of America…. who have a some pretty drool worthy photos over at www.YurtsOfAmerica.com.” – Deek Read and see more at Relaxshacks.com…