A yurt in Chingissin, Mongolia. Nomadic architecture creates some of the most flexible spaces in architecture and has for most of human history. Not only do most nomadic structure have an open plan, they also are so flexible that they collapse and can travel with you.
Tibet, Lhasa 1920 -21 Wealthy trader from Eastern Tibet (seated) with three servants standing behind him. The trader wears a double necklace of corals and onyx around his neck. Image is taken against a floral textile background suspended from the beams of a building. Carpet on floor.