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This Minimalist, Circular Prefab Takes Glamping to the Next Level
The LumiPod offers an outdoor experience with the comfort of a high-end hotel room.
3 A-Frame Kit House Companies That Ship in the U.S.
Building a custom A-frame is easier than ever with the rise of these modern kit home companies.
An Architect Revives a Dreary, Prefab A-Frame Cabin in the Hamptons for $300K
Architect Edgar Papazian turns a 1965 kit-of-parts cabin in Sag Harbor into a full-time home for his family.
Before & After: A Dreary Woodland Cabin Gets a Sparkling Update for $20K
Interior designer Hope Mendes rejuvenates a dated, 700-square-foot cabin in Northern California to use as a family hideaway.
A Metallic Barrel Vault Gives This Danish Cabin A High-Minded Elegance
The pine-clad interior evokes the smells, sound, and atmosphere of a traditional mountain cabin.
This Tiny Glass Cabin in Remote Iceland Takes Stargazing to the Next Level
A prefab dwelling overlooking an active volcano features architectural details inspired by Viking culture and Nordic mythology.
This Snow-White Cabin Disappears Into a Wintry Lakeside
In a remote Canadian forest, a minimalist holiday home takes cues from its pristine lakeside surroundings.
This Dramatic A-Frame Cabin Channels Canada’s Rich Maritime History
The design for the cabin was inspired by the angular forms of nautical flags and sails.
You Can Ski Right Into the Living Room of This Mountain Retreat
Faulkner Architects creates an expansive home on a challenging mountain slope.
A $70K Remodel Turns a Tiny Oregon Cabin Into an Idyllic Home for a Family of Four
Nine years ago, Jessica Helgerson turned a former goose check station into the perfect tiny house for her family.
This Minimalist Micro Cabin Is a Tranquil Retreat in Canada’s Wilds
L'Abri reinterprets the legendary A-frame to create a secluded shelter just north of Ottawa, Canada.
This Dreamy Diamond Cabin Is Straight Out of a Fairy Tale
Clad in salvaged wood and adorned with moss, this tiny hexagonal home is
This Norwegian Ski Cabin Is Rough Around the Edges—but Refined Within
A designer couple build a contemporary cabin in Norway inspired by rural fences.
These Prefab Cabins Offer a Bird’s-Eye View of Norway’s Natural Splendor
These sleek, tiny cabins offer the comfort of a hotel room in remote locations across Norway.
These Spellbinding, Handcrafted Saunas and Cabins Start at Less Than $10K
Handcrafted according to centuries-old technique, Estonian company Iglucraft’s shingled saunas and cabins are straight out of a fairy tale.
Now You Can Build Your Own Off-Grid ZeroCabin and Never Pay Utility Bills Again
ZeroCabin offers DIY kits for building off-grid dwellings that run entirely on sunshine and rainwater.
This Idyllic Swedish Summerhouse Can Only Be Reached by Boat
Helicoptered to the site in prefab pieces, a holiday retreat springs up on a remote and roadless island.
You Can Live Out Your Tiny House Dreams at This Charming Hudson Valley Retreat
Gather Greene’s simple material palette and thoughtful design let Mother Nature shine.
Go Off-Grid in This Tiny Australian Cabin Made for Digital Detox
Sadie, the new self-sustaining tiny home by CABN, gives guests a chance to reconnect with themselves in a remote patch of wilderness.
Pack Your Bags for Heath Ceramics’ Lake Tahoe Cabin, Where Refined Doesn’t Mean Fussy
Heath Ceramics pays tribute to the extraordinary vision of founder Edith Heath with a cozy, rentable cabin that puts the brand’s passion for craftsmanship on display.
Two Creatives Carve Out a Blissful Home in a California Redwood Forest
Nestled in the Santa Cruz mountains, surrounded by old-growth redwoods, this dreamy home is a spiritual sanctuary for a creative couple.
This Group of Off-Grid Cabins in British Columbia Looks Out on Beautiful Ocean Views
Designed with minimal maintenance in mind, these coastal summer cabins are totally self-sufficient.
Take in Panoramic Desert Views in This Off-Grid Cabin
An entrepreneur-turned-DIY builder expands his eco-friendly Yucca Valley property with this translucent desert structure.
This Tiny Alpine Cabin Promises Better Stargazing Than Your Local Planetarium
A totally transparent roof offers a clear but cozy view of the heavens for less than $90 a night.
Sweden’s Ultra-Instagrammable Accordion House Just Hit the Market for $210K
The former fishing cabin features an extension that expands like a turtle’s head coming out of its shell.
A Matte Black Cabin Steps Down the Steep Slopes of Norway’s Stokkøya Island
On the windswept Norwegian island of Stokkøya, a holiday cabin built from local timber connects deeply to the landscape.
Welcome to Your New Office, the Creative Cabin
This minimalist cabin was designed specifically with 21st-century work trends in mind.
This Shou Sugi Ban Cottage Blends In With its Lakeside Surroundings
Bigger isn’t always better—this lakeside cottage has a low-lying form that disappears into the surrounding landscape.
A Baltic Sea Beach House Mimics the Extreme Light and Dark of High-Latitude Living
With a bright but soothing interior, the Estonian seaside getaway draws decorative inspiration from its natural surroundings.
This Thatched Cottage in Denmark Is Surprisingly Sleek Inside
Architects John Lassen and Joanna Tench renovate the summer home of their dreams.