Mongolian Traditional Dwelling “Ger”

Making Mongolian Ger Dwelling more Energy-Efficient Not much is known about energy use and comfort in gers. A team hopes to change that with their on-the-ground research in the coldest capital city in the world, as well as in Philadelphia. Gers, called yurts in Russian, are the traditional one-room round, tent dwellings of Mongolian herders. […]

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“Ger” – a nomadic house

The Mongolia Ger is classic “building” that expresses Mongolian concepts of symbolism. Although gers have changed over the course of centuries, with the development of new materials for example, it has yet to change in one way. It continues to exist in harmony with nature. Many years ago Mongolians believed that if they surrounded their homes […]