Although often associated with hippie communes and yoga retreats in the woods, the traditional yurt has been used for hundreds of years by nomadic peoples on the steppes of Central Asia. The circular and portable, tent-like dwellings are built with a light wood frame wrapped with heavy felt and can typically be set up or taken down and stored for transport in less than an hour.
Dubai has claimed its place as a new home to luxury and high-end lifestyles. Its housing market is no different. Here, MainStreet highlights several homes that make American mansions look like dollhouses.