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.

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.
 - 6 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
101 Best Modern Cabins
101 Best Modern Cabins
What's better than one hundred photos of cabins? One hundred and one photos of cabins.
 - 2 years ago
Little Cabins on the Prairie
Little Cabins on the Prairie
With these modern-day lodges for Kansas City campers heading to the country, a Missouri architecture firm puts a fresh face on a 100-year-old Girl Scout tradition.
 - 6 years ago
The Vindheim Cabin: Snowbound in Norway
The Vindheim Cabin: Snowbound in Norway
Architect Håkon Matre Aasarød, partner at Oslo-based studio Vardehaugen Architects, led the design of Cabin Vindheim, situated deep in the forest in the alpine landscape near...
 - 2 years ago