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

A Prefab Cabin in Norway
A small prefab cabin in Norway is offering an alternative view on the concept of luxury.
13 Modern Prefab Cabins You Can Buy Right Now
Construction in a controlled factory setting means these cozy prefab cabins are not only space-efficient, but also carefully...
New Zealand Vacation Home Designed Completely Off the Grid
On New Zealand’s Great Barrier Island, two architects designed a petite holiday home that takes care of its own water,...
Learn How to Connect with Nature from This Off-the-Grid Prefab
A prefabricated off-the-grid vacation home in eastern Washington is one with the land.
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.
House of the Week: Prefab Cabin with Glass Walls
Every week, we highlight one amazing Dwell home that went viral on Pinterest.
This Prefab Cabin Offers an Affordable Answer to Island Construction
A cost-effective modular retreat embraces the landscape on a Lake Superior island in Wisconsin.
14 Totally Off-the-Grid Cabins
Operating entirely off the grid, these homes match renewable energy sources with modern design.
How to Build an Off the Grid Cabin
Suzanne Shelton’s life work is making sustainable lifestyles attractive and accessible.
Go Off The Grid With These Remote Rental Cabins in Cornwall
Standing above the ground, the architectural hideaways of Kudhva allow you to immerse yourself in the breathtaking English...
A Remote Prefab in Uruguay Is Completely Self-Sufficient
In a wild, remote setting in Uruguay, a stunning prefabricated retreat provides urban comfort with minimal impact on the...
Go Stargazing in This Off-Grid Glass Prefab Nestled in the Desert
An idyllic glass house that's perfect for stargazing offers a surprisingly comfortable immersion in one of Europe’s most extreme...
Offered at $674K, This Hybrid Prefab Is in Tune With the Californian Desert
In the high desert landscape of Yucca Valley, California, the rectilinear Graham Residence cuts a striking figure against the...
Serenity Awaits at These Prefab Cabin Rentals on Vashon Island
The light and bright 570-square-foot units are just a 20-minute ferry ride from Seattle, Washington, perfect for a weekend...
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.
A Couple Transform a Prefab Shed Into a Cozy Cabin in Less Than Two Months
Two Airstream dwellers say goodbye to their mobile trailer to pursue their dream of homesteading in a cabin in the woods.
Go Off-Grid in This Prefabricated Cor-Ten Steel Cabin
Available for as low as $55,000, the Artist Bothy is a multipurpose, prefab hut designed to promote a creative spark in residents.
No Grid in Sight
Most deserts are dry and dusty expanses of blue skies, bleached soil, and rulerflat horizons.
Drift Off in a Prefab Cabin at This Floating Hotel in France
Ten prefabricated cabins make up this floating hotel that offers privacy and relaxation in a fishing reserve in Avignon, France.
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...