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

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.
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 Penthouse in Canada
Edmonton architect Vivian Manasc’s 19th-story rooftop penthouse is a bright spot—and a model green building—in a city where...
Eco-Friendly Lighting's New Look
YLighting recently alerted us to the new energy-efficient lighting designs they're carrying online.
4 Eco-Friendly Interior Paints
If choosing paint colors doesn’t give you a headache, the fumes probably will—unless you pick from the growing array formulated...
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...
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.
This Eco-Friendly Bed-and-Breakfast in Italy Is the Perfect Indoor/Outdoor Escape
Less than an hour drive from Venice or Verona, La Mugletta is a modern B&B located in the Euganean Hills of Northern Italy.
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...
The Eco-Friendly Guide to Upgrading an Existing Home
The greenest home is the one you already have.
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.
A Rustic-Modern Cabin Inspired by Japanese Bungalows and Shou Sugi Ban
A mountain cabin’s design is Appalachian by way of Japan.
This Cozy Retreat Holds the Cure for Cabin Fever
A constellation of cabins in Norway strikes the perfect balance between public and private space.
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,...
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...
Eco-Friendly Prefabs and the Modern Mobile Home: Spotlight on Jennifer Siegal
Los Angeles-based designer Jennifer Siegal proudly embraces prefabricated design—and is on a mission to remove negative...
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.
Tour One of Epic Retreat’s Tiny Pop-Up Hotel Cabins in the Welsh Countryside
Step inside a pop-up hotel cabin inspired by the cave that King Arthur and his knights would have slept in while traveling—a...
Eco-Friendly Holiday Cards
I've known about Paperless Post for a while now; this past wedding season, a handful of Save-the-Dates arrived in my email inbox...

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