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  • 1 University of Pécs, Boszorkány u. 2, H-7624 Pécs, Hungary
  • 2 University of Pécs, Boszorkány u. 2, H-7624 Pécs, Hungary
  • 3 University of Pécs, Boszorkány u. 2, H-7624 Pécs, Hungary
  • 1 Mongolian University of Science and Technology, Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia
  • 2 University of San Carlos Technological Center, Cebu City, Cebu, Philippines
  • 4 University of Pécs, Boszorkány u. 2 H-7624 Pécs, Hungary
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Over the course of human history, vernacular architecture has developed according to the climate, culture, geographical conditions and lifestyle. One of the fascinating designs from around the world that have survived over the years is the yurt. Although it has developed over thousands of years, the basic round form of the yurt remains unchanged. Nomadic people have traditionally utilized the yurt because due to its portability, lightness and can be erected easily. This unique architectural structure allowed the nomadic tribes to live and thrive in the harsh Central Asian climate. In this study, the history, design, and construction of the traditional yurt are reviewed and also proofed whether literature about the building physics performance of the yurt still exists.

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