The promise of cabin living is that with a little land and some ingenuity we can have simpler times and more nature.

First-Class Cabins
From the familiar log model to Swiss chalets and Swedish friggebods, cabins are the simplest of structures, made from local...
101 Best Modern Cabins
What's better than one hundred photos of cabins? One hundred and one photos of cabins.
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...
The Vindheim Cabin: Snowbound in Norway
Architect Håkon Matre Aasarød, partner at Oslo-based studio Vardehaugen Architects, led the design of Cabin Vindheim, situated...
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...
This Hawaiian Cabin Is Volcanically Cool
Kūono is a modern retreat deep in the heart of an ancient forest.
Move Freely About the Cabin—or the Country—in This $37K Airplane-Turned-Tiny House
The fuselage of a retired commuter plane comes with its jet-set charm intact—plus all the updates needed for grounded, off-grid...
14 Totally Off-the-Grid Cabins
Operating entirely off the grid, these homes match renewable energy sources with modern design.
8 Outstanding Cabins For Rent in Canada
If you harbor a love for the great outdoors, then it's time to visit the Great White North.
How to Build an Off-the-Grid Cabin
Suzanne Shelton’s life work is making sustainable lifestyles attractive and accessible.
7 Unbelievable Rustic Cabin Makeovers
Contemporary, chic, and oh-so cozy—these rustic cabin makeovers are oozing with design inspiration.
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...
This New $118K Micro-Cabin Is as Elegant as It Is Efficient
Fatigued by skyrocketing housing costs and the modern world’s waning connection to nature, Lee Loewen and Payam Shalchian create...
This Black Prefab Cabin in Uruguay “Melts” Into the Woods
The modular design by iHouse is clad with sustainably sourced wood in a black finish, making it at home with the forest in more...
A Pair of Mirrored Cabins Vanish Into the Woods of Quebec
Reflective facades camouflage these prefabs in their forested setting, giving visitors a new way to escape.
This Cor-Ten Steel Cabin Is a Woodland Escape for the Generations
A couple ask Olson Kundig to build on a family legacy in Vermont.
15 Black Cabins That Make the Case for Dark Exteriors
These cozy cabins feature muted black exteriors that complement their natural settings.
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 Minimalist, Wood-and-Glass Cabin Nestles Into a Patagonian Forest
The light-filled Impluvium Refuge embraces its remote setting in Southern Chile.
A Floating South African Cabin Borrows From the Landscape
In a forested suburb of Cape Town, four cylinders make a tower-like hideout on a businessman’s family estate.
A Sharp Chilean Cabin Shines Like a Gemstone
Nestled in a lush landscape, the solar-powered retreat cantilevers toward the ocean like a ship’s bow.
Inside Washington State's Steel Cabin On Stilts
This impenetrable getaway beautifully mixes form and function.
8 Scandinavian Cabins That Master the Art of Minimalism
These vacation homes and cabins in Norway, Sweden, and Denmark feature sophisticated but pared-down interiors that complement...
This Tiny Cabin in Maine Comes With an Entire Island for $399K
The darling cottage sits on a private islet off the coast of Addison, Maine, and boasts panoramic views of the surrounding Wohoa...
This Snow-White Cabin Disappears Into a Wintry Lakeside
In a remote Canadian forest, a minimalist holiday home takes cues from its pristine lakeside surroundings.
This Award-Winning Cabin Is a Relaxing Antidote to City Living
Sited in a remote Canadian forest, a luxurious cabin rental embraces indoor/outdoor living.
A Norwegian Summer Cabin Embraces the Rocky Terrain
Balancing on irregular, rough-hewn rocks along the Norwegian coast, this renovated summer cabin near a town called Larvik in...
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.
This Dreamy Diamond Cabin Is Straight Out of a Fairy Tale
Clad in salvaged wood and adorned with moss, this tiny hexagonal home is #cabinlife goals.
A Compact Prefab Cabin Draws In Spectacular Valley Views
This economical and eco-friendly 725-square-foot cabin is a cozy retreat in rural New Zealand.
A Small Wisconsin Cabin Filled with Multifunctional Furniture
A father-son architectural duo experiment with a compact, modular home with flexible furniture arrangements.
Cabin Vibes Get an Industrial Edge at This Brazilian Home
At Casa Granja V, a warehouse-inspired exterior gives way to folksy living spaces anchored by a library of 5,000 books.
A Lean Cabin in Washington Dismantles the Indoor/Outdoor Divide
In Washington’s Methow Valley, a modern cabin with an outdoor living room allows views of the surrounding woodland and meadow to...
A Prefab Cabin in New Hampshire Is a Magnificent Mountain Retreat
Perched atop a soaring granite outcropping, I-Kanda Architects' Cabin on a Rock is a modernist hideaway.
A Little Cabin Cantilevered Over a Rocky Ledge in the Mountains
When nature laid down a boulder of a design challenge in the Massachusetts mountains, an architect’s solution elevated the...
Growing Upward and Outward, a Cabin Expansion Mirrors the Trees
The shape of a tree’s canopy inspires the expansion of a ramshackle cabin in Quebec.

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