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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.
These Prefab Cabins Offer the Ultimate Eco Escape in the Heart of the Swiss Alps
A new suite of prefab timber cabins welcomes guests at the Whitepod Eco-Luxury Hotel.
A Lakeside Canadian Cabin Channels Golden Summer Camp Vibes
This family getaway—which is only accessible by boat—has a bunk room below and a mess hall above that takes advantage of spectacular views.
This Carbon-Negative Cabin Is the Sustainable Home of the Future
Perkins & Will designs a mountaintop Passive House that takes energy efficiency to the next level.
A Whimsical, Charred-Wood Teahouse Stands on Stilts in Germany
Japanese architect Terunobu Fujimori’s latest teahouse creation floats among pine trees at the Museum Insel Hombroich.
35 Magical Tiny Cabins to Pin to Your Mood Board Immediately
These fairy-tale cabins are the dose of escapism you need.
This Charred-Cypress Cabin Is Ideal for Drinking In a Stunning Ozarks View
Marlon Blackwell Architects’ U-shaped Tanglewood Cabin in Arkansas perfectly frames vistas through the treetops.
Budget Breakdown: Two Couples Turn a Dated Cabin Into a Dreamy Mountain Retreat for $39K
A family bands together to overhaul Alpenglow Cabin, a cozy hideaway in the peaks of Colorado.
A Pair of Adventurous Photographers Open the Doors of Their Epic Mountain Hideaway
Alex Strohl and Andrea Dabene are now accepting guests at their Insta-famous, Scandinavian-inspired cabin in Montana.
This $12K Flat-Pack Cabin Makes the Perfect Weekend Retreat or Backyard Office
Hungarian design studio Hello Wood unveils Kabinka, an affordable, compact cabin that can fit a kitchenette, bed, desk, and couch.
An Idyllic Red Cabin in Sweden Echoes a 19th-Century Soldier’s Cottage
Unable to salvage an 1850 hut, architect Per Söderberg builds a crimson retreat that pays homage to the original.
8 Treetop Cabins Perched High Above the Earth
These lofty structures take cabin design to a whole new level.
11 of the World’s Best Cabins for Stargazing
From treetop dwellings to glass retreats, these cabins make it easy to wish upon a star.
This Off-Grid Glass Cabin in Canada Is a Stargazer’s Dream Come True
The Skyward Cabin in Prince Edward County, Ontario, offers up a remote locale for adventure-seekers.
A Little Black Cabin Keeps Things Simple for a Family of Four in Vermont
Keeping to a strict budget without skimping on quality meant whittling this home down to the essentials.
A Minimalist Cabin in New Zealand Is Crafted From Eco-Friendly Timber
Vertical slats give this elemental cabin in Cardrona Valley a graphic appeal.
A Cluster of A-Frames Hugs White Sand Dunes on Australia’s Southwestern Coast
Two transplants from Sydney turn an overgrown and outdated holiday resort into a cozy compound that comes complete with fresh baked goods.
A Glass and Cedar Cabin Looks Out Over One of British Columbia’s Best Views
Sensitive siting and a green roof keep this house in dialogue with its resplendent natural surroundings.
Before & After: A Riverside Cabin in Oregon Gets a Blindingly Bright Renovation
Armed with white primer and an eye for stylish accessories, a Portland-based creative couple revitalize a midcentury retreat on the Wilson River.
A DIY Cabin Brand Is Selling $99 A-Frame Plans
The appropriately named company, Den, gives you everything you need—from detailed drawings to code guidelines—to get started on your new hideaway.
The Futuristic “Studypod” Is a Prefab Home Office Designed for the Backyard
From Norwegian prefab makers Livit, the Studypod features a tinted glass front that allows you to work in nature.
Koto Just Unveiled a Tiny Work Cabin That’s Cut Like a Diamond
In an artful expression of wabi-sabi design, this charred-timber workspace promotes a deeper connection to the natural world.
A Tiny Cabin in North Carolina Is an Enchanting Mix of Japanese and Scandinavian Style
Inspired by a homesteading commune he documented in Western North Carolina, photographer Mike Belleme builds a minimalist retreat in the woods.