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.

A Design Competition Unveils a Pop-Up Hotel Concept That’s Soon to Hit the Welsh Countryside
A Design Competition Unveils a Pop-Up Hotel Concept That’s Soon to Hit the Welsh Countryside
Beginning in the spring of 2017, a series of eight pop-up hotel cabins will emerge in three secret locations throughout the Welsh countryside.
 - a year ago
Go Stargazing in Snøhetta’s Towering Addition to Sweden’s Treehotel
Go Stargazing in Snøhetta’s Towering Addition to Sweden’s Treehotel
Guests can now book a stay in the 7th room, a cabin that seems to float in a pine canopy with views of the Lule River and the northern lights.
 - a year ago
Photo of the Week: Trio of Cozy Cabins with Planted Roofs
Photo of the Week: Trio of Cozy Cabins with Planted Roofs
Each week, we tap into Dwell's Instagram community to bring you the most viral design and architecture shots of the week.
 - 3 years ago
Eco-Friendly Rustic Cabin Retreat in Canada
Eco-Friendly Rustic Cabin Retreat in Canada
With windows recycled from a Toronto skyscraper, Barerock is both rustic cabin and high-tech, eco-friendly retreat.
 - 9 years ago
A High-Altitude Cabin, Renovated Farmhouse, and Mobile Prefab Round Out This Week's 10 Best Homes
A High-Altitude Cabin, Renovated Farmhouse, and Mobile Prefab Round Out This Week's 10 Best Homes
From modern classics to mountainside abodes, here's what to check out this week.
 - 2 years ago
Modern Prefab Cabins for California State Parks
Modern Prefab Cabins for California State Parks
Students dream up modular structures for camping around California parklands.
 - 4 years ago
Photo of the Week: Prefab Cabin with Green Add-Ons
Photo of the Week: Prefab Cabin with Green Add-Ons
Each week, we tap into Dwell's Instagram community to bring you the most viral design and architecture shots of the week.
 - 3 years ago
Getting to this Tiny Prefab Cabin in Western Norway Is an Adventure
Getting to this Tiny Prefab Cabin in Western Norway Is an Adventure
A lakeside prefab in Norway is a study in idyllic seclusion.
 - 3 years ago
A Cluster of Cabins in a Former Quarry Makes a Simple Vacation Escape
A Cluster of Cabins in a Former Quarry Makes a Simple Vacation Escape
Three small pavilions connected by a deck form a summer retreat that balances privacy with a panoramic view—all in less than 900 square feet.
 - 3 years ago
Three Joined Cabins Turn This Virginia Retreat Into a Modern Take on Camp
Three Joined Cabins Turn This Virginia Retreat Into a Modern Take on Camp
For some people, building a house may seem like a daunting commitment to permanence—a kind of spatial lockdown.
 - 2 years ago
Have You Ever Wanted to Stay in a Norwegian Sea Cabin?
Have You Ever Wanted to Stay in a Norwegian Sea Cabin?
Adventure calls on this Norwegian island that hosts cantilevered glass cabins and endless possibilities for the explorer at heart.
 - 2 years ago
Tiny Studio Cabin by Hinterland Design
Tiny Studio Cabin by Hinterland Design
It doesn't get much more idyllic than this: An illustrator of children's books who lives on the Sunshine Coast of British Columbia needed a quiet workspace that was nearby, but...
 - 6 years ago
Rustic Cabins Comprise This Impossibly Idyllic Hotel in Norway
Rustic Cabins Comprise This Impossibly Idyllic Hotel in Norway
Set in a beautiful stretch of fjord country about 250 miles northwest of Oslo, the Juvet Landscape Hotel is the kind of place you could not even dream up.
 - 4 years ago
Estonian Designer’s Tiny Geometric Cabin
Estonian Designer’s Tiny Geometric Cabin
Designer-inventor Jaanus Orgusaar’s modular, hexagonal housing concept creates space in geometric patterns.
 - 4 years ago
This Modern Cabin Is the Ideal HQ For a Family in Alaska
This Modern Cabin Is the Ideal HQ For a Family in Alaska
In the shadow of Denali mountain, amid Alaska’s meadows and icy streams, a former teacher and a four-time Iditarod winner built a modernist cabin as expansive as the Last Frontier.
 - 5 years ago
Insulated Weekend Cabin in South Africa
Insulated Weekend Cabin in South Africa
Eight years after construction began, this lakeside weekend home 80 miles outside Johannesburg, South Africa, received the long-awaited finishing touch that makes it an...
 - 6 years ago
The Durable Yet Comfortable Cabin in the Woods
The Durable Yet Comfortable Cabin in the Woods
A steeply sloped site in the Wisconsin forest, plus an equally steep budget, led architect Brian Johnsen to reinvent the archetypal cabin for a sturdy vacation home.
 - 5 years ago
A Little Cabin Reaches Such Great Heights
A Little Cabin Reaches Such Great Heights
When nature laid down a boulder of a design challenge in the Massachusetts mountains, an architect’s solution elevated the project to new heights.
 - 2 years ago
A Tiny Cabin is This Writer's Off the Grid Getaway
A Tiny Cabin is This Writer's Off the Grid Getaway
On an island 20 miles off the coast of Maine, a writer, with the help of his daughter, built not only a room but an entire green getaway of his own.
 - 8 years ago
A Prefab Cabin in Norway
A Prefab Cabin in Norway
A small prefab cabin in Norway is offering an alternative view on the concept of luxury.
 - 5 years ago
First-Class Cabins
First-Class Cabins
From the familiar log model to Swiss chalets and Swedish friggebods, cabins are the simplest of structures, made from local materials in forms that respond to climatic and...
 - 9 years ago
12 Cabin Escapes to Inspire Your Next Weekend Getaway
12 Cabin Escapes to Inspire Your Next Weekend Getaway
Sit back and get ready for a grand tour of some of the best cabins in The Americas, courtesy of our friends at The Cabin...
 - 2 years ago
A Swedish Summer Cabin That Sits  Above and Among the Trees
A Swedish Summer Cabin That Sits Above and Among the Trees
Perched on stilts, a minimal timber-frame cabin rises in Sweden's Archipelago.
 - 2 years ago
10 Modern Wintry Cabins We’d Be Happy to Hole Up In
10 Modern Wintry Cabins We’d Be Happy to Hole Up In
With November soon coming to a close, Fall leaves will quickly be covered in snow which means we should probably just face it that it’s Winter.
 - 2 years ago
Out of the Valley Cabin
Out of the Valley Cabin
A perfect destination for visitors to Devon, England who love the environment and seek serene, natural surroundings, as well as easy access to the coast and the local sights.
 - 2 years ago
This Cedar-Wrapped Cabin Mimics its Natural Surroundings With Ease
This Cedar-Wrapped Cabin Mimics its Natural Surroundings With Ease
Each week, we tap into Dwell's Instagram community to bring you the most captivating design and architecture shots of the week.
 - 2 years ago
Inside Washington State's Steel Cabin On Stilts
Inside Washington State's Steel Cabin On Stilts
This impenetrable getaway beautifully mixes form and function.
 - 2 years ago
Two Tiny Cabins Chose Simplicity Over Size
Two Tiny Cabins Chose Simplicity Over Size
Two modest cabins in coastal New Zealand make waves with their respectful approach toward their environment.
 - 2 years ago
Wisconsin's Secluded Glass Cabins
Wisconsin's Secluded Glass Cabins
Inside Candlewood Cabins' one-of-a-kind Ocooch Mountains...
 - 2 years ago
The Biggest Little Cabins
The Biggest Little Cabins
How innovative, flat-packed problem solving led students at Colorado Building Workshop to create a sense of home for the nomadic instructors of Colorado Outward Bound School.
 - 2 years ago