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

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...
House of the Week: Prefab Cabin with Glass Walls
Every week, we highlight one amazing Dwell home that went viral on Pinterest.
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...
Getting to this Tiny Prefab Cabin in Western Norway Is an Adventure
A lakeside prefab in Norway is a study in idyllic seclusion.
Modern Prefab Cabins for California State Parks
Students dream up modular structures for camping around California parklands.
A Steel-and-Glass Addition With a Giant Hangar Door Maximizes Indoor/Outdoor Living
In Chicago's Wicker Park, the conversion of a two-flat Italianate building into a single-family home calls for a modern,...
Wisconsin's Secluded Glass Cabins
Inside Candlewood Cabins' one-of-a-kind Ocooch Mountains...
A Prefab Cabin in Norway
A small prefab cabin in Norway is offering an alternative view on the concept of luxury.
Grade-A Getaway Outside Mexico City
Two families share a triangular retreat on Lake Avándaro.
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...
Prefab Parlance
From Kynar and Galvalume to SIPs, the terminology associated with prefab construction can be daunting.
A High-Altitude Cabin, Renovated Farmhouse, and Mobile Prefab Round Out This Week's 10 Best Homes
From modern classics to mountainside abodes, here's what to check out this week.
Photo of the Week: Prefab Cabin with Green Add-Ons
Each week, we tap into Dwell's Instagram community to bring you the most viral design and architecture shots of the week.
The Prefab Issue
The allure of prefab is really about control.
Innovations in Prefab
We shine the spotlight on architect Whitney Sander, who will join us onstage at Dwell on Design Los Angeles in May to discuss...
The Lakeside Getaway That Entertains All Ages
A family matriarch enlisted an architect, an interior designer, a builder, and a landscape architect to help realize her vision...
9 Modern Prefabs in the Desert
The barren beauty of a desert landscape can be a source of inspiration for off-the-grid prefab living.
Not Ready For a Prefab House? How About a Prefab Kitchen.
Kitchen systems are a lot like prefab housing: they're designed to be modular but they're endlessly customizable—not that that's...
How to Build an Outdoor Shower
There's still enough time this summer to do a little DIY and build an outdoor shower in your yard.
8 Inspirational Island Prefabs
The idea of island living is as aspirational as it gets.

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