Cabins

Get back to basics with these features on modern cabins. Whether you’re interested in renting one for the weekend or dreaming of moving into a tree house, explore these homes and get in touch with your earthy side.

This Minimalist Cabin in Vietnam Is the Perfect Forest Escape
This Minimalist Cabin in Vietnam Is the Perfect Forest Escape
Built for an affordable $3,000, the Forest House is a 129-square-foot refuge outside Hanoi.
 - 9 months ago
This Modern Stone Cabin Looks Like It Belongs in Middle-Earth
This Modern Stone Cabin Looks Like It Belongs in Middle-Earth
Actually located in Wyoming, the dwelling is spectacularly attuned to its surroundings.
 - 9 months ago
8 Outstanding Cabins For Rent in Canada
8 Outstanding Cabins For Rent in Canada
If you harbor a love for the great outdoors, then it's time to visit the Great White North.
 - 9 months ago
A Long Island Campground Gets a Bunch of New Modern Cabins
A Long Island Campground Gets a Bunch of New Modern Cabins
In need of new accommodations for its campers, Wildwood State Park called on New York City-based design firm WXY to design a cabin prototype for the parks department to build at...
 - 9 months ago
A 1970s A-Frame Cabin in Big Bear Is Brought Back to Life
A 1970s A-Frame Cabin in Big Bear Is Brought Back to Life
A dated property in the mountains of Big Bear, California, is upgraded to highlight its stunning A-frame design with some simple updates.
 - 9 months ago
DIY Project: How to Build Your Own Modern Outhouse
DIY Project: How to Build Your Own Modern Outhouse
When an outhouse comes to mind, no one really thinks of it as being a particularly nice or good-looking space—but you can prove that notion wrong by building your own modern...
 - 9 months ago
Dwell’s Top 10 Cabins of 2017
Dwell’s Top 10 Cabins of 2017
We've got cabin fever—in a good way.
 - 9 months ago
Stressed Out? Sweden’s 72 Hour Cabins Are Designed to Soothe
Stressed Out? Sweden’s 72 Hour Cabins Are Designed to Soothe
The studies are in—these five charming glass cabins in Sweden might have what it takes to help you decompress.
 - 10 months ago
A Lofty Nature Retreat in Quebec Inspired by Nordic Architecture
A Lofty Nature Retreat in Quebec Inspired by Nordic Architecture
This voluminous cabin in Austin, Quebec, has a sharply pitched roof and a bright and lofty interior that’s a surprising contrast to its austere, angular exterior.
 - 9 months ago
A Minimalist Winter Chalet Stands Tall on Stilts
A Minimalist Winter Chalet Stands Tall on Stilts
High House's white concrete panel cladding blends into the snowy environment of Québec City.
 - 10 months ago
Take in the South African Countryside in This Shipping Container Eco-Cabin
Take in the South African Countryside in This Shipping Container Eco-Cabin
Nestled on a family farm, this South African shipping container cabin is completely off the grid.
 - 10 months ago
Built on a Budget, This Belgian Cabin Is Straight Out of a Fairytale
Built on a Budget, This Belgian Cabin Is Straight Out of a Fairytale
London-based practice De Rosee Sa’s self-built lakeside cabin recaptures the magic of childhood fairytales.
 - 10 months ago
7 Best Houses You Can Rent in the Catskills This Holiday Season
7 Best Houses You Can Rent in the Catskills This Holiday Season
Located just 100 miles north of New York City, the Catskills has long been a go-to destination for city dwellers.
 - a year ago
Enjoy the Rest of Fall by Renting One of These Cozy Cabins or Tree Houses
Enjoy the Rest of Fall by Renting One of These Cozy Cabins or Tree Houses
As we hit the peak of fall, the season's cool air and distinctive colors call travelers to the wild—perhaps for one last outdoor adventure before the puffer jackets and gloves are...
 - a year ago
A Vibrant Cabin in NYC Explores the Future of Urban Living
A Vibrant Cabin in NYC Explores the Future of Urban Living
As cities continue to explode in population despite diminishing space for expansion, we have to wonder—what does the future hold for urban dwellers?
 - a year ago
Sleep in This Romantic Tree House Just Outside NYC
Sleep in This Romantic Tree House Just Outside NYC
With fall in full force, this rentable tree house in upstate New York provides the perfect romantic escape from NYC.
 - a year ago
Aloft in the Forest
Aloft in the Forest
Among the many problems of urban living in Portland, Oregon, are raccoons, deer, and falling trees.
 - 10 years ago
A Dramatic Tree House by Budget-Conscious DIY Builders
A Dramatic Tree House by Budget-Conscious DIY Builders
In a remote second-growth forest in Sullivan County, New York, is an off-the-grid tree house that was constructed with the help of the trees around it.
 - a year ago
A Norwegian Summer Cabin Embraces the Rocky Terrain
A Norwegian Summer Cabin Embraces the Rocky Terrain
Balancing on irregular, rough-hewn rocks along the Norwegian coast, this renovated summer cabin near a town called Larvik in Vestfold County intelligently navigates a challenging...
 - a year ago
This Company Can Design, Build, and Deliver a Sustainable Prefab in Just 12 Weeks
This Company Can Design, Build, and Deliver a Sustainable Prefab in Just 12 Weeks
Explore Ecospace Studio's modular buildings that serve a variety of valuable purposes.
 - a year ago
A Tiny Bathhouse on the Norwegian Island of Hankø Made With Sustainable Softwood
A Tiny Bathhouse on the Norwegian Island of Hankø Made With Sustainable Softwood
Built to blend in with its forest surroundings and complement an existing prefab log cabin, the Hankø Bathhouse designed by Oslotre is built entirely out of durable Kebony wood.
 - a year ago
A Fantastic Egg-Shaped Camping Pod Along the Loire Estuary
A Fantastic Egg-Shaped Camping Pod Along the Loire Estuary
Based on the travels of a beloved French naturalist, Mr. Plocq's Caballon is a rounded cabin that takes a page from both naval and aircraft carpentry.
 - a year ago
Stay in a Tiny, Eco-Friendly House in a Portuguese Schist Village
Stay in a Tiny, Eco-Friendly House in a Portuguese Schist Village
Three former animal sheds take on new life as minimalist retreats in the tiny, rural village of Ferraria de São João in Portugal.
 - a year ago
Hide Out in a Tiny Concrete-and-Shingle Cottage For Rent in Cornwall
Hide Out in a Tiny Concrete-and-Shingle Cottage For Rent in Cornwall
At the end of a winding country lane on the north coast of Cornwall, England, is a quirky vacation rental that combines modern aesthetics with bucolic charm.
 - a year ago
A Timber-Clad Sauna in Chile Angles For Lakeside Views
A Timber-Clad Sauna in Chile Angles For Lakeside Views
In the Los Lagos district of Chile, hovering over a dark granite rock overlooking the lake, is Sauna Ranco, a simple refuge nestled in the cypress trees.
 - a year ago
Unwind in a Simple Swedish Cabin With a Meditative Lookout on the Roof
Unwind in a Simple Swedish Cabin With a Meditative Lookout on the Roof
Experience cabin life to the fullest in this minimalist structure that's tucked in the mountains of Northern Sweden.
 - a year ago
Test Out Tiny House Living at One of These Nature-Immersed Cabin Resorts
Test Out Tiny House Living at One of These Nature-Immersed Cabin Resorts
If you've been looking for a chance to experience what it'd be like to live in a tiny house, these escapes could give you that opportunity—while also providing some much-needed...
 - a year ago
A Rustic-Modern Cabin Inspired by Japanese Bungalows and Shou Sugi Ban
A Rustic-Modern Cabin Inspired by Japanese Bungalows and Shou Sugi Ban
A mountain cabin’s design is Appalachian by way of Japan.
 - a year ago
In This A-Frame Cabin Makeover, Simplicity Is Key
In This A-Frame Cabin Makeover, Simplicity Is Key
A dated A-frame cabin in Lake Tahoe is updated with a monochromatic palette.
 - a year ago
A Small Wisconsin Cabin Filled with Multifunctional Furniture
A Small Wisconsin Cabin Filled with Multifunctional Furniture
A father-son architectural duo experiment with a compact, modular home with flexible furniture arrangements.
 - a year ago