In this cabin on the Sunshine Coast of British Columbia reclaimed materials like salvaged windows and doors kept costs down, while white paint, customized workspaces, and custom millwork keep the interiors airy.
This compact cabin in Washington shows how room for storage can be claimed in unlikely spaces, while glass walls can help create a sense of spaciousness. Photo by Benjamin Benschneider.
Squeezing in multiple levels and creating multifactional spaces is how the owners of this Ontario vacation home ensured a roomy layout. Photo by Lorne Bridgman.
The unique window shapes in this cabin in the Virumaa region of Estonia make the interior appear more dynamic.
Bunk beds are a staple of small vacation houses. The sleeping cubbies of this Swiss cabin are clad in locally sourced larch, which will turn gray and then black over time.
Often, the biggest appeal of vacation homes is what lies outside their walls. The owners of this Georgian Bay Cottage find a way to relax in nature through a “long-shed” construction that features a large sliding door and pull-down bug screen, a translucent corrugated-fiberglass roof, and exposed studs and ties. Photo by Leo Mieles.
This prefab cabin in rural Missouri is only 312 square feet, so it fits in perfectly among the surrounding trees. Photo by Dean Kaufman.