Tipis & Yurts

Tipis & Yurts

Authentic Designs for Circular Shelters

Book - 1995
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This text contains easy-to-follow diagrams, clear instructions and complete materials lists to enable readers to construct tent-like structures based on designs developed by North American plains Indians and Mongols. dwellings, and many innovative solutions to the problems of heating, lighting and ventilation are exemplified in the simple engineering of tipis and yurts. The book also includes sections on the functional and spiritual role of these nomadic dwellings and customizing them with solar-power and wooden platforms.
Publisher: Asheville, N.C. : Lark Books, 1995.
ISBN: 9780937274880
Branch Call Number: 690.81 STA
Characteristics: 128 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 26 cm.
Alternative Title: Tipis and yurts.


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The idea of living in a round space brings back a keen connectedness to planetary cycles and universal cycles.

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