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This Zen-Inspired Prefab Cabin Popped Up in a Single Day
The Kynttilä tiny house lights up like a lantern in a secluded Finnish forest.
With an Otherworldly Shape, This Finnish Cabin Fends Off Subarctic Cold
The Meteorite by Ateljé Sotamaa, clad in 272 prefabricated panels of cross-laminated timber, uses air gaps to keep the interior warm.
This Sun-Soaked Cabin in the Canadian Wilderness Is a Breath of Fresh Air
Peter Braithwaite Studio crafts a peaceful retreat for a couple in Seabright, Nova Scotia.
A Mirrored Hideaway Rises on an Extinct Volcano in Central Mexico
Located 20 minutes from San Miguel de Allende, Casa Etérea reflects the grandeur of its majestic surroundings.
A Stepped Roof Primes This Cozy Norwegian Cabin for Next-Level Fun
On the edge of Norway’s largest national park, a family’s cozy holiday escape cleverly pays homage to the sublime landscape.
This Foldable, $23K Tiny Cabin Pops Up in Less Than Three Hours
A unique hinge system allows the Brette Haus to unfold into an instant shelter, home office, or event space.
A Minimalist, Wood-and-Glass Cabin Nestles Into a Patagonian Forest
The light-filled Impluvium Refuge embraces its remote setting in Southern Chile.
Prefab Startup Jupe Unveils a $17.5K Flat-Pack Shelter Inspired by “2001: A Space Odyssey”
Available to preorder for $99, the futuristic pod features on-board Wi-Fi and solar power for a plush, off-grid experience.
This Carbon-Negative Cabin in Ecuador Sits Lightly in a Tropical Paradise
The architects’ tiny, modular retreat uses sustainable materials and building techniques to leave the surroundings pristine for the next generation.
This Off-Grid Cabin on Finland’s Archipelago Is an Irresistible Call to Low-Impact Living
With a leave-no-trace design, the prefabricated Majamaja Cabin by Littow Architectes draws visitors to a new eco-retreat at the water’s edge.
This Prefab Tiny Home Is Designed to Be Nearly Indestructible
With its reinforced concrete shell, the prefabricated Hüga House is ready for a variety of challenging environmental conditions.
Before & After: A Creative Couple Revive a 1950s Cabin in the Catskills
Black cedar siding gives way to bright interiors in the idyllic Highland Bungalow.
A Lakeside Cabin Conjures Up Midcentury Magic in New Hampshire
KCS Architects renovates a cabin with 1950s camp vibes for modern-day living without sacrificing its rustic roots.
Spend the Night With Lions, Tigers, and Bears in These Prefab Glamping Pods
At a wildlife rehabilitation center in Denmark, rentable cabins by Iglucraft allow guests to catch glimpses of endangered species.
16 Dreamy Ski Cabins We Wish We Were Holed Up In This Winter
While you’re hunkered down at home, fix yourself a hot toddy and enjoy a virtual tour of these snowbound chalets.
Choose Your Own Adventure With a Finnish Prefab Pod That Can Pop Up Anywhere
Less than 100 square feet, Studio Puisto’s new modular cabin can be configured as a home office, gym, or forest retreat.
This 250-Square-Foot Prefab Cabin Fits a Queen Bed and a Fireplace
The newest model from Wheelhaus challenges small-space clichés with high ceilings and oversize windows.
This Ultra-Versatile Prefab Cabin Can Shed Its Layers of Wood and Glass
Now available for less than $99,000, ANNA is a flat-pack retreat whose inner and outer shells glide along tracks.
A Rhode Island Therapist’s Nature-Oriented Office Is a Welcome Balm Amid the Pandemic
With its lean-to shape and unassuming materials, the rustic cabin help clients stay grounded.
This New A-Frame Cabin Kit Can Be Built in a Weekend for $21K
Den’s new easy-to-assemble, flat-packed cabin is disrupting the prefab scene.
Budget Breakdown: An Architect Constructs a Plywood Hideaway for Her Family for $538K
This woodsy retreat’s island site in British Columbia meant working with mostly local builders and materials.
A Copper Cabin in British Columbia Glows With Magical Childhood Memories
The colorful steel-clad cabin evokes the owner’s happy memories of holidays spent in a converted railroad boxcar.
A Prefab Cabin Made From 100% Locally Sourced Wood Pops Up in France
A trio of architects use sustainably harvested timber to build an experimental home in the Loire Valley.
This $22K Mirrored Home Office Is Launching Soon on Amazon
ÖÖD House’s tiny glass cabin makes the perfect home office or backyard guesthouse.
The Cofounders of Den, a DIY Cabin Startup, Share a Peek Into Their Catskills Retreat
The husband-and-wife duo use their home as both a weekend getaway and laboratory for their business.
A Tiny Cor-Ten Steel Cabin Is in Perfect Sync With the Surrounding Woods
Winkelman Architecture delivers grown-up summer-camp vibes with this unassuming retreat on the coast of Maine.
A Pair of Pine Cone–Shaped Tree Houses Overlook a Grand Fjord in Norway
Two rentable dwellings suspended from living trees bring a couple’s dream to life.
This Matte Black Cabin Was Built for Roughly the Cost of a Standard Sedan
A young architecture studio designs and builds a tiny, minimalist retreat in La Unión, Chile.
7 Rustic Retreats with Surprisingly Sleek Interiors
Tucked away in nature, these rugged cabins and barns conceal remarkably refined living spaces.
A Timber-Clad Prefab Cabin Offers Respite in the Canadian Wilderness
A rotating fireplace, a glazed facade, and a cozy sauna complete this wonderful woodland retreat.