Aloft in the Forest
Among the many problems of urban living in Portland, Oregon, are raccoons, deer, and falling trees.
Estonian Forest Sounds
Despite its seemingly self-explanatory name, the field of Interior Architecture reaches far beyond the boundaries of remote...
This Endless Playscape Is Complete With a Bamboo Forest and Trampoline
A pleasure garden in northern California is rich in whimsical surprises.
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...
Escape to the Jungle in One of These Modern Forested Retreats
If Tarzan and Jane happened to be design-loving folks, they'd be right at home at any of these vacation destinations.
This Minimalist Cabin in Vietnam Is the Perfect Forest Escape
Built for an affordable $3,000, the Forest House is a 129-square-foot refuge outside Hanoi.
A Shingled Forest Retreat Is Fit For the Changing Seasons
Set at the edge of Acadia National Park in Maine, Somes Sound House is a shingle-clad vacation home with winter and summer...
An Incredible Forest Home Leaps Over a Ravine
Tucked into a heavily wooded parcel in rural Iowa, the Ravine Residence blurs the boundary between interior and exterior with...
A Unique Home in the Canadian Forest That Doubles As a Bridge
On the shores of Mary Lake in Port Sydney, Ontario—just two hours north of Toronto—the Bridgehouse is a modern wooden home that...
This Vermont Passive House Is Built From the Forest That Surrounds It
Architect Robert Swinburne deploys a collaborative building approach and hyperlocal materials to craft a home that celebrates the...
A Prefab Tiny Home Is Pieced Together in a Brazilian Forest
The compact, modular design was originally showcased at an exhibition before finding a permanent location in the village of...
A Minimalist, Wood-and-Glass Cabin Nestles Into a Patagonian Forest
The light-filled Impluvium Refuge embraces its remote setting in Southern Chile.
This Chic Chalet Harmonizes With Quebec’s Lush Forests
Built for approximately $227,000, this modern chalet cuts a timeless silhouette in the leafy, remote woods of Canada.
This Barn-Like Home Is Closed to the Street and Open to the Forest
Set within a forest clearing, this simple yet sophisticated house has black corrugated steel on its street-facing side, and glass...
This Secluded Micro Cabin Perches Lightly in the Brazilian Forest
Built with materials carried to the site by hand, Chalet M is a 270-square-foot cabin that treads lightly on its woodland site.
This Curvaceous Timber and Earth Cabin Blends Into a Japanese Forest
Japanese architect Tono Mirai—a pioneer of “earth architecture”—works with master artisans to craft a holiday retreat for a...
An Energy-Efficient House Revels in Views of a Lush Forest
In a protected Oregon forest, a sustainably minded retreat crafted for a pair of empty nesters connects deeply with nature.
Two Brothers Build a Woody, Hexagonal Studio in the Forest
The studio, a dream getaway for a busy mother and doula, is set in the woods of British Columbia.
These Mirrored Forest Cottages in Ukraine Reflect the Great Outdoors
Located in Ukraine’s Poltava region, these new guesthouses are camouflaged amidst their surroundings—and no trees were uprooted...
These Geometric Cabins Glow Like Lanterns in a Vietnamese Forest
Two striking eco-friendly cabins sit lightly upon the land near Dalat, Vietnam.
This Forest Retreat Is a Modern Take on the Traditional Estonian Hut
Made up of three modernized kodas, this wood-clad cottage features bright, minimalist interiors.
Colorful Glamping Pods Dot a Forest in South Korea
Tucked in a cypress forest, 16 minimalist tents in the South Korean city of Suncheon allow guests to bask in nature without...
Three Magical Tiny Cabins Take Root in a Maine Forest
Bouffard & Bowick draw inspiration from traditional boatbuilders to create a set of rentable retreats in the coastal town of...
A Passive House on the Outskirts of Moscow Blends Into Its Forested Surroundings
This green-roofed home by Snegiri Architects bows in deference to the enveloping woodlands.
An Architect Couple Handcraft a Rustic Haven at the Edge of a Belgian Forest
Apart from the structural work and technical fittings, nearly everything was built by hand.
A Remote Chilean Cabin Appears to Float Above the Forest Floor
In the Andes, architect Sergio Araneda creates an ecological refuge that embraces the surrounding woods and treads lightly on the...
Asking $1.4M, This Cape Cod Hideaway Was Made for Forest Bathing
The modernist-inspired design by Hundred Mile House features elevated living areas with a direct connection to the shady pine...
6 Northern California Prefab Homes With Verdant Forest Vibes
Perched lightly on the land, these prefab homes celebrate the beautiful landscapes of Northern California.
A Curved House in Ontario Bends 100 Degrees for Forest Views
Way out in the wilderness of Ontario, a curiously shaped house bends along a tricky ridge.
A Verdant Forest Home Taps Into the Cultural Roots of Malinalco, Mexico
Ceballos X Architects designs a nature-infused dwelling that pays tribute to the history of its locale.
This Cozy Cabin Stands Above the Forest Floor on a Single Leg
Studio Puisto Architects craft a calming retreat for nature lovers in a secluded Finnish forest.
A Tiny Timber Cabin Takes Root in a Russian Forest for $13.4K
Delo Design’s compact holiday cabin packs a kitchen, bathroom, bed, and storage into 120 square feet.
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.
A Rustic Home Rivals the Rugged Beauty of Its Forest Setting
Tucked in the pine forests and granite mountains of California’s High Sierra, this home takes a page from the National Park...
A Coastal Forest Flows Through This Wood-and-Stone Guesthouse in Brazil
With reclaimed materials and an open, airy design, Casa Iporanga by architect Daniel Fromer melds with its verdant surroundings.
Escape to a Light-Filled, Beach-Meets-Forest Retreat in Portugal
Sitting across from a deserted beach on a private plot surrounded by a pine forest is a large modernist vacation home that's...

983 more articles