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 Cozy Retreat Holds the Cure for Cabin Fever
This Cozy Retreat Holds the Cure for Cabin Fever
A constellation of cabins in Norway strikes the perfect balance between public and private space.
 - 2 years ago
This Light-Filled Cabin in the Netherlands Is Completely Made by Hand
This Light-Filled Cabin in the Netherlands Is Completely Made by Hand
Zecc Architects and Roel van Norel show just what can happen when great minds work together.
 - 2 years ago
A Serene, Sustainable Home in Colorado
A Serene, Sustainable Home in Colorado
Seeking simplicity and open space, a Boulder-area couple settled on a wooded hilltop with views of the mountains and the city.
 - 2 years ago
Photo Essay: Enchanting Tree Houses
Photo Essay: Enchanting Tree Houses
Do you ever wish you could live like Tarzan - in seclusion, high above the ground, amongst trees and nature? Well, we have a solution for you: build a tree house.
 - 2 years ago
A Playful Summer Home with Some Serious Angles
A Playful Summer Home with Some Serious Angles
This architect thinks of everything for his summer escape, pizza oven included.
 - 2 years ago
Amazing Cantilevered Home in the Mountains
Amazing Cantilevered Home in the Mountains
Architecture firm _naturehumaine designs a dream hideaway in eastern Quebec.
 - 4 years ago
Peaceful Panopticon
Peaceful Panopticon
A hike to the Park Butte fire lookout on Mount Baker, Washington, tracks the forgotten history of the sparse observation towers that were once manned year round.
 - 2 years ago
This Retreat in the Cascades is a Bold Take on the Modern Cabin
This Retreat in the Cascades is a Bold Take on the Modern Cabin
An unorthodox design is a comfortable escape from city life.
 - 2 years ago
Here's What Norse Mythology and Modern Architecture Have in Common
Here's What Norse Mythology and Modern Architecture Have in Common
From skiing to soaking up the sun, a family retreat for all seasons.
 - 2 years ago
Rock, Paper, Scissors
Rock, Paper, Scissors
Black Shack Architects design a modern motocross shelter in an elemental way.
 - 2 years ago
A Whistler A-Frame
A Whistler A-Frame
If the multiple languages and accents overheard in lift lines and on gondolas tell any kind of a story, it’s that everyone from everywhere with a serious interest in skiing or...
 - 2 years ago
Ski Lift
Ski Lift
This New York turned ski bum took a little piece of the city to the mountains, and never looked back.
 - 10 years ago
A Family's California Ski Retreat is Designed to Blend in With Its Site
A Family's California Ski Retreat is Designed to Blend in With Its Site
In Truckee, California, the charred cedar–clad Martis Camp 141 celebrates its mountainous surroundings.
 - 2 years ago
Modern Weekend Ski Home
Modern Weekend Ski Home
A modernist cabin in British Columbian ski country is the perfect retreat for a family of outdoor adventurers.
 - 4 years ago
A Minimal Writer's Retreat in the Pacific Northwest
A Minimal Writer's Retreat in the Pacific Northwest
Lowering the shutters on this small writer’s retreat completely exposes the interior to the site’s impressive island views.
 - 7 years ago
Jens Risom's Block Island Family Retreat
Jens Risom's Block Island Family Retreat
Designer Jens Risom returns to his 1967 prefab off the coast of Rhode Island, readying it for his family's next generation.
 - 6 years ago
Modern Wooden A-Frame Retreat in France
Modern Wooden A-Frame Retreat in France
Like a little chapel on the prairie, architect Jean-Baptiste Barache’s simply elegant retreat in the tiny Normandy town of Auvillier is a modern play on centuries-old forms and...
 - 9 years ago
Retreat in the Aspen Grove
Retreat in the Aspen Grove
Studio B, a Colorado based architecture and interior design practice with offices in Boulder and Aspen, first designed the grandiose main residence in the backcountry a...
 - 2 years ago
A Northern Haven
A Northern Haven
North Haven, a rocky island in Maine’s Penobscot Bay, is quintessentially New England. As it happens, so is this boat barn–inspired brand of rugged, regional modernism.
 - 9 years ago
This Snowbound Pad Will Actually Make You Miss Winter
This Snowbound Pad Will Actually Make You Miss Winter
In Quebec's Eastern Townships, a home camouflages into the snow.
 - 2 years ago
Landscape, the Architect
Landscape, the Architect
High up in the mountains of Norway, the V-Lodge’s simplicity in design and choice of materials speak to its wild surroundings.
 - 2 years ago
Find Sanctuary in This Chalet in the Italian Alps
Find Sanctuary in This Chalet in the Italian Alps
La Pedevilla blends traditional and contemporary elements in the alpine landscape of South Tyrol, Italy.
 - 2 years ago
Straw Tech
Straw Tech
When Anders Stokholm asked his old friend Felix Jerusalem to design his family’s new home in Eschenz, a northern Swiss village on the Rhine River and Untersee Lake, the client and...
 - 10 years ago
Quietly Swiss
Quietly Swiss
A chalet shaped after the surrounding mountains of Les Jeurs.
 - 2 years ago
Just Getting to This Remote Patagonian Retreat Is an Adventure
Just Getting to This Remote Patagonian Retreat Is an Adventure
A vacation home for a Chilean family rises on stilts from a rocky cliff, enjoying idyllic views of Lago Todos los Santos.
 - 2 years ago
Red Cedar Is the Key Ingredient of This Wooded Cottage For Sale
Red Cedar Is the Key Ingredient of This Wooded Cottage For Sale
Located just an hour-and-a-half away from Chicago, a three-bedroom modern cottage in Michigan City, Indiana is for sale for just under 900K.
 - 2 years ago
7 Breathtaking Tree Houses You Can Actually Rent on Airbnb
7 Breathtaking Tree Houses You Can Actually Rent on Airbnb
While tree houses are frequently available for residence within imaginary kingdoms, fantasy novels, and the landscape of our childhood memories, they're harder to come by in the...
 - 2 years ago
A Lakeside Home Brings a Scandinavian Sensibility to the Midwest
A Lakeside Home Brings a Scandinavian Sensibility to the Midwest
After a devastating fire, architect David Salmela designs a house to replace a beloved lakeside retreat in Wisconsin.
 - 2 years ago
This Snug Guesthouse in Upstate New York Is Good Enough to Live In
This Snug Guesthouse in Upstate New York Is Good Enough to Live In
A tiny outbuilding offers a cozy living space inside a simple shell.
 - 3 years ago