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Interior Size

Inside Diameter 9' 5.5" (2.9 m)
Interior Height at Walls 5' (1.5 m)
Interior Height at Center 7' 4.5" (2.25 m)
Interior Area 69.7 ft2 (6.5 m2)
Interior Volume 408.2 ft3 (11.56 m3)
Exterior Size
Exterior Diameter (at walls) 10' (3.05 m)
Exterior Diameter (at ground flaps) 11' 6" (3.5 m)
Shell Dimensions
Wall & Roof Panel Thickness 3" (7.62 cm)
Exterior Door Height 17.75" (45.1 cm)
Exterior Door Width 17.75" (45.1 cm)
Window Height 15.25" (38.74 cm)
Window Width 17.75" (45.1 cm)


Individual Shelter Box Size 78” (198.1 cm)
x 50” (127 cm) x 7.5” (19 cm)
Number of Shelters / Shipping Container 108 / 40' container, 48 / 20' container
Polypropylene Shell Max UV protection
Weight 160 lbs. (72.6 kg)
Standard Features
3" (7.62 cm) Insulated Vent/Chimney Flue YES
Wood-burning Stove Compatible YES
Locking Dutch Door YES
Window YES
Insulate with local Biomass YES
Add / Swap doors and windows YES
Connect to other Tekyurts & UtiYurts YES
Discrete Parts Count
Folding Plastic Sheet Parts 12
Molded Plastic Parts 1
Sheet Metal Parts 3
Wing nuts, bolts, washers 3
Revision: 1/24/08

TekYurts are true semi-permanent, four-season shelters that can be easily combined into multi-room structures.  Capable of being assembled by a single-person in less than a day without the use of any specialized tools or ladders, TekYurts are rigid-walled structures that are more than tent replacements, they are house substitutes. 

"The TekYurt’s 3-inch (7.62 cm) thick double walls and roof (see panel cross sections photo) provide a degree of physical and psychological shelter that considerably surpasses that offered by other rigid single-wall shelters or tents.

They take advantage of passive ventilation to keep the shelter cool in hot environments and can be insulated for cold environments using any locally available biomass.

TekYurts can also be heated with a wood burning stove vented through the double-insulated roof vent.

TekYurts are manufactured with an anti-UV additive blended into the polypropylene to slow the process of UV degradation.

TekYurts come with a locking Dutch door and window as standard equipment. They can be customized with additional doors and windows and connected to other TekYurts or UtiYurts.

Light enough to be packed to their final destination on the backs of two men (or one donkey), TekYurts are designed for deployment worldwide both to serve as a better alternative for refugees requiring a long-term shelter solution, and as field clinics, schools, and relief organization base camps.

Compared to the UtiYurt, the TekYurt’s more robust plastic and added features make them attractive candidates for relief personnel base camps and personal use shelters.

For more information contact us at info@foldedhomes.com.



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