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.

Stay in a Tiny Shingled Cabin in Austria That Resembles a Bird-Like UFO
Stay in a Tiny Shingled Cabin in Austria That Resembles a Bird-Like UFO
Next to an old farmhouse in the East Tyrolean village of Nussdorf, Austria, is an unusually shaped, shingle-clad cabin that's raised up on skinny steel struts.
 - a year ago
Harmonizing With Nature, These Eco-Huts Offer Respite in the Heart of France
Harmonizing With Nature, These Eco-Huts Offer Respite in the Heart of France
On a reforested nature reserve in Saubion, France, a series of private, wooden structures known as Les Echasses Hotel perches at the water's edge.
 - a year ago
Stay in a Tent-Inspired A-Frame Cabin in the New Zealand Rain Forest
Stay in a Tent-Inspired A-Frame Cabin in the New Zealand Rain Forest
On Waiheke Island near Auckland, New Zealand, the Tent House sits among wetlands on a patch of undeveloped land.
 - a year ago
A Camping Village in South Korea Draws Inspiration From an Iconic Fairy Tale
A Camping Village in South Korea Draws Inspiration From an Iconic Fairy Tale
A local nature enthusiast in the Gyeonggi province sets up a cafe and cabin retreat to combat a diminishing forest.
 - a year ago
10 Prefab Log Home Companies
10 Prefab Log Home Companies
Although log homes have traditionally been associated with Abraham Lincoln or a bucolic existence, they can actually be turned into warm, inviting, and surprisingly modern...
 - a year ago
An Angled Cabin in British Columbia Makes an Ideal Island Retreat
An Angled Cabin in British Columbia Makes an Ideal Island Retreat
Vancouver-based Hinterland Design assembles a small team of craftsmen to build and finish this modern Valdes Island hideaway in just five weeks.
 - a year ago
10 Tiny Homes You Can Build
10 Tiny Homes You Can Build
With a small budget, an open mind, and perhaps a little help from your friends, there's nothing stopping you from building your own tiny home.
 - a year ago
A Look at 10 Minimalist Scandinavian Cabins
A Look at 10 Minimalist Scandinavian Cabins
After a tough, dark winter, the arrival of summer sends Scandinavians off to vacation homes and cabins to enjoy longer days surrounded by nature.
 - a year ago
Tour One of Epic Retreat’s Tiny Pop-Up Hotel Cabins in the Welsh Countryside
Tour One of Epic Retreat’s Tiny Pop-Up Hotel Cabins in the Welsh Countryside
Step inside a pop-up hotel cabin inspired by the cave that King Arthur and his knights would have slept in while traveling—a legendary cave that could be discovered once, and...
 - a year ago
A Lean Cabin in Washington Dismantles the Indoor/Outdoor Divide
A Lean Cabin in Washington Dismantles the Indoor/Outdoor Divide
In Washington’s Methow Valley, a modern cabin with an outdoor living room allows views of the surrounding woodland and meadow to perforate its volume.
 - a year ago
Get Back to Basics by Staying at One of These Modern Cabins
Get Back to Basics by Staying at One of These Modern Cabins
If you love nature and the great outdoors, but aren’t keen on roughing it up in a tent, then consider renting one of these well-designed cabins that will immerse you in nature...
 - a year ago
Passage of Time
Passage of Time
A Welsh design competition yields pop-up hotel concepts that celebrate a rich history of folklore.
 - a year ago
Add These Cabins to Your Bucket List
Add These Cabins to Your Bucket List
Picturesque views and a year-long waitlist earned Wisconsin's Candlewood Cabins a spot on Esquire’s impossible...
 - a year ago
Winter Is Coming. Why Not Buy This Log Cabin–Style Villa in Finland?
Winter Is Coming. Why Not Buy This Log Cabin–Style Villa in Finland?
There’s room for you and everyone you know at this $4.3-million ski house, so consider going in on it with some friends.
 - 2 years ago
A Modern Mountain Lodge That Will Make You Love Winter Like Never Before
A Modern Mountain Lodge That Will Make You Love Winter Like Never Before
The cultural renaissance that continues to thrive in New York’s Hudson Valley extends its reach to the Catskills with an eclectic mountain chalet that’s been updated by...
 - 2 years ago
10 Tiny Happy Hawaiian Huts
10 Tiny Happy Hawaiian Huts
It's often said that small is beautiful, and some believe that all you really need in order to be happy, is a hut and a heart.
 - 2 years ago
16 Inviting Countryside Cabins
16 Inviting Countryside Cabins
In 1845, one of America's most famous writers, Henry Thoreau, built a small home for himself on Walden Pond, a piece of property owned by poet Ralph Waldo Emerson.
 - 2 years ago
14 Totally Off-the-Grid Cabins
14 Totally Off-the-Grid Cabins
Operating entirely off the grid, these homes match renewable energy sources with modern design.
 - 2 years ago
Get the Modern Camping Experience You Crave at One of These New Secluded Retreats
Get the Modern Camping Experience You Crave at One of These New Secluded Retreats
As the perceptions of what a travel shelter should look and feel like has continued to adapt, Collective Retreats has been secretly experimenting with their own nature-immersed...
 - 2 years ago
Cabins and Connectors Form a Family’s Lake Michigan Retreat
Cabins and Connectors Form a Family’s Lake Michigan Retreat
Balancing public and private spaces and facilitating the merge of indoors and outdoors, a series of white cedar-clad volumes create an idyllic lakeside getaway for an extended...
 - 2 years ago
A Plunging Roof Carves Out Space in This Park City Home Offered at $2.4M
A Plunging Roof Carves Out Space in This Park City Home Offered at $2.4M
Clad in shou sugi ban cedar with a sculptural roof that cuts through the home, this property in Park City, Utah, also features passive solar design and smart home technology.
 - 2 years ago
A Modern Glass Addition in Belgium
A Modern Glass Addition in Belgium
For this tiny house in the Belgian forest, a little extra square footage comes in the form of a glassed-in addition with a stellar view.
 - 5 years ago
Norwegian Wood
Norwegian Wood
Designing a house for this setting was a thrilling puzzle of aesthetics and terrain for a young architect.
 - 10 years ago
Aspiring Architects Build a Pavilion in the Vermont Forest
Aspiring Architects Build a Pavilion in the Vermont Forest
In a Vermont forest, architecture students design and build a pavilion for quiet contemplation.
 - 5 years ago
12 Terrifically Glamorous Camping Options
12 Terrifically Glamorous Camping Options
While we might prefer to avoid the awkward sounding neologism "glamping," there's no doubt that this modern trend of retiring to remote places while maintaining the trappings of...
 - 2 years ago
Alfie the A-Frame and 10 Other A-Grade Accommodations
Alfie the A-Frame and 10 Other A-Grade Accommodations
Sophisticated and undeniably modern, A-frame houses still exude a certain simple and rustic charm, especially when it comes to renting one for a weekend break.
 - 2 years ago
10 Tiny Cabin Homes That Will Have You Headed to the Forest
10 Tiny Cabin Homes That Will Have You Headed to the Forest
Tiny homes have officially become a thing.
 - 2 years ago
10 Superb Surf Shacks
10 Superb Surf Shacks
The surfer subculture has evolved over the years since it burst to prominence in the '60s as a counterculture way of life.
 - 2 years ago
Venezuela's Eco Cabanas
Venezuela's Eco Cabanas
An architectural idealist, Kristofer Nonn answered an online job posting for an ecological builder in Venezuela.
 - 9 years ago
This Island Retreat Practically Embodies Simple, Rugged Scandinavian Design
This Island Retreat Practically Embodies Simple, Rugged Scandinavian Design
Designed and built by Stockholm based Tham & Videgård Arkitekter, this dwelling joins a number of structures—such as a boathouse and guesthouse—owned by one family and used for...
 - 2 years ago