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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.
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Mingle With Mother Nature in This Tiny Prefab Getaway
Tucked into an old-growth forest, this prefab home was assembled in just three days with minimal site impact.
The Parabolic Glass House in Northern California Is One Architect’s Utopia in the Redwoods
In the ’60s, using only materials found on their 400-acre plot of forest in Mendocino County, Charles Bello and his wife built a sustainable ranch—including an undulating glass...
Get Cozy by the Sea in This A-Frame Cabin Asking $649K
Crafted into the epitome of hygge living, this renovated A-frame combines midcentury-modern charms with earthy, Scandinavian-inspired design.
Budget Breakdown: A Creative Couple Rehab a Vermont Cabin For $18K
Enterprising couple Jenny McClary and Allie Leepson give their snug Vermont cabin a DIY makeover, which is now available to rent.
Before & After: Interior Designers Colin McAllister and Justin Ryan Spruce Up Their Canadian Cottage
Take a peek at the renovated Haliburton cottage retreat of celebrity interior designers and television presenters Colin McAllister and Justin Ryan.
7 Unbelievable Rustic Cabin Makeovers
Contemporary, chic, and oh-so cozy—these rustic cabin makeovers are oozing with design inspiration.
Jacob Witzling’s Off-Grid Cabins Are Straight Out of a Fairy Tale
Designer and builder Jacob Witzling’s handcrafted cabins have a dreamy, fantastical quality that makes them truly one-of-a-kind.
Two Rectangular Volumes Unite to Form a Colorful Lakeside Cabin
Measuring over 2,000 square feet, this uniquely shaped cabin amps up lakeside living in Minnesota.
This Chic Cabin Makes Glamping in The Netherlands a Breeze
Simple, spacious, and Scandinavian-inspired, De Grote Beer is one of a cluster of chic, modern cabins awaiting your arrival.
These Sleek Prefab Cabins Radiate Scandinavian Style
Koto prefab cabins not only bring chic, minimalist design to the housing market, but also a new way of living.
Simplicity Reigns at This Off-Grid Australian Retreat
If you think these two buildings resemble old sheds, you're not wrong—that's kind of the point.
A Patagonian Prefab Cabin Is Built to Withstand Volatile Climates
This elevated prefab cabin along the Chilean Andes has a buffer zone that helps protect it against harsh climatic conditions.
A Tiny Cabin Is Built in Three Weeks For Only $10.5K
A young Finnish designer bypasses building permits by creating an affordable tiny home under 100 square feet.
Unplug at This Off-Grid Tiny Home in South Australia
Simple materials compose this rentable tiny house nestled in a secret spot in the Adelaide Hills.
DublDom Prefab Homes Can Be Built in One Day
With five designs ranging from a modern cabin to a five-bedroom dwelling, Russian prefab company DublDom now accepts pre-orders in the U.S.
Escape to the Wilds of Tasmania in These Eco-Minded Pavilions
Perched on pink granite cliffs, a series of prefab pavilions offer a luxe, back-to-nature experience in one of Tasmania’s oldest National Parks.
An A-Frame Cabin Celebrates the Zero-Emission Lifestyle in Finland
On a sun-soaked cliff off the coast of Helsinki, the Nolla Cabin offers affordable, eco-friendly accommodation—all in 97 square feet.
Explore Namibia’s Haunting Coast With These Luxe Prefab Cabins
A luxury boutique hotel draws inspiration from the shipwrecks that line Namibia’s treacherous Skeleton Coast to create a thrilling getaway.
A Secluded, Off-Grid Cabin Echoes Stunning Minimalist Design
Tucked away on an island off the coast of Tasmania, this tiny cabin only features two pieces of furniture.
This Serene Cabin in Slovakia Takes the Shape of a Yurt
A weekend getaway for a creative couple outside Bratislava is inspired by the nomadic structure.
A Midcentury Cabin at California’s Sea Ranch Gets a Glowing Makeover
Originally designed by pioneering Bay Area architect Joseph Esherick, this 684-square-foot cabin has been lovingly restored and is ready for guests.
This Off-Grid Prefab Cabin Boasts a Hidden Hot Tub
Dramatically wrapped in dark spruce panels, this self-sustaining tiny home in North Slovakia is the ultimate escape.
12 Lodge Hotels That Prove Cabin Fever Can Be a Good Thing
It’s the height of summer, and a lot of us city folk are starting to feel a bit cooped up. We’re told this affliction is commonly diagnosed as “cabin fever,” which is weird,...
A Forest Retreat in Washington Takes Cues From Scandinavian Design
Modeled after the Danish sommerhus, this getaway for a Seattle family boasts lofty interiors that spill outdoors.
Three Timber Cabins Form a New Zealand Architect's Family Retreat
Architect Cymon Allfrey takes a page from the traditional “bach,” or holiday home, to design this alpine getaway.
This Mirrored Cabin Playfully Brings a Forest Indoors
Set amidst a leafy forest near Ontario's Kawartha Lakes, this modern cabin beautifully mirrors nature with its contemporary choice of materials.
A Mesmerizing Cabin in Puget Sound Evolves Over Several Decades
First built in 1959 as acclaimed architect Jim Olson's first project, a modest bunkhouse in the woods grows into an extraordinary family retreat.
An Outdated Swiss Chalet Is Treated to a Playful New Look
Four sections, four levels, and four doors and windows enable this remodeled 1960s cabin to fully embrace its idyllic natural environment.
This Off-Grid Turkish Cabin Features a Nifty Pulley System
Pulley-operated walls and windows open the door to indoor/outdoor living in this tiny prefab cabin.
This Sleek, Angular Tiny Home Is Not Your Average A-Frame Cabin
Measuring only 180 square feet, this exquisite, off-grid tiny home features a big sense of style.