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

Thin, Mint: A Eco-Friendly House Rises in Compact Quarters
On a narrow site in Western Australia, Mountford Architects makes the most of a tight spot—with an eye to the future.
7 Most Eco-friendly Countertops
We used and abused seven eco-friendly countertops to investigate if they could stand the heat of Dwell’s kitchen.
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.
This Eco-Friendly Shipping Container Is the Ultimate Nomadic Dwelling
Transforming ubiquitous corrugated boxes into sleek pop-up homes, shops, and shelters, Cocoon Modules is redefining what a...
9 Eco-Friendly Homes With Smart, Sustainable Features
With careful planning and wise material choices, you can design an eco-friendly home that's not only gentler on the planet, but...
Eco-Friendly Safari Lodge in Africa's Okavango Delta
In the midst of Botswana’s Okavango Delta, surrounded by wild palms, fig trees, and African wildlife, is the luxurious yet...
An Eco-Friendly Connecticut Home Wants $650K
An energy-efficient, rural retreat designed by owner/architect Lynn Gaffney hits the market.
An Eco-Friendly Getaway Built With the Future in Mind
In a natural getaway outside of Mexico City, an architect builds a rugged home to last.
An Updated, Eco-Friendly English Cottage Is Listed For $881K
This quaint cottage in the English countryside has been thoughtfully renovated and extended to house an array of modern,...
The Eco-Friendly Guide to Upgrading an Existing Home
The greenest home is the one you already have.
Inside Washington State's Steel Cabin On Stilts
This impenetrable getaway beautifully mixes form and function.
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 Luminous, Eco-Friendly Abode Is Completed With its Own Modern Art Gallery
In this modern Midwest home, art and architecture blend as one to create a gallery-like residence for two prominent contemporary...
Rammed Earth Walls Tie This Eco-Friendly Home to the Desert
Spanning a desert wash, a modern residence in Arizona embraces its natural surroundings with minimal impact.
A Shipping Container Home in Australia Made With Eco-Friendly Materials
With the South Coast of Australia as its backdrop, this thoughtfully constructed home’s foundation consists of four shipping...
An Eco-Friendly Community Outside of Atlanta Celebrates Nature and Sustainability
Formed around the values of nature, passion, creativity, and community, this sustainably oriented community outside of Atlanta,...
Escape to the Australian Bush in Style With These Eco-Friendly, Luxe Tents
Set in the wilds of Western Australia, this holiday retreat offers off-grid lodging with the comforts of a luxury hotel.
An Old Worker’s Cottage Is Reborn Into an Eco-Friendly Home and Learning Center
A modern Melbourne renovation teaches others how to live sustainably without compromise.
Go Eco-Friendly Glamping in These Geodesic Domes in the Swiss Alps
Located at the foot of the Dents du Midi mountain range in the Alpine village of Les Cerniers, Switzerland, Whitepod is a hotel...
Stay in a Tiny, Eco-Friendly House in a Portuguese Schist Village
Three former animal sheds take on new life as minimalist retreats in the tiny, rural village of Ferraria de São João in Portugal.