It is the time of year when we begin to see a little activity in bi-filament tape related to hexayurt construction. This won’t peak until mid-summer, but a few anti-procrastinators are getting started on yurt construction. If you are considering building your first hexayurt or giving some thought to upgrading to “this year’s model”, then […]
Online video aggregator Blip TV has created a channel with lots of videos about hexayurts. It’s called “The Hexayurt Project” and the content there presents a much broader picture of what hexayurts are all about than the “how to” videos found on YouTube. Click here to see the Blip content.
Hexayurt master builder Julie Danger uses the concept of kites when describing how to hinge roof panels using the “Danger Hinge” technique. Open up your Facebook page and take a look. The link is here.
Wondering how much tape you’ll need to complete your hexayurt? Appropedia has a handy spread sheet in Excel format that you can download. It is on this page. You can also open it as a Google doc if you don’t have Excel.
The latest in developments for attendees of this year’s Burning Man festival is the addition of a shuttle bus service. Burner Express is a shuttle service that will transport Burners from downtown San Francisco and from the Reno-Tahoe International Airport to and from Black Rock City. If you travel via Burner Express you’ll be able […]
Paul Van Heden’s “Hexayurt of Awesomeness” is presented in a great set of pictures from the 2011 Leaf Festival in Western North Carolina. Click here to see the images. By the way, he is looking for assistance in getting it from North Carolina to this year’s Burning Man. If you can help, you’ll find him […]