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

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.
Hand-Made Houses
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This Chic Cabin Makes Glamping in The Netherlands a Breeze
Simple, spacious, and Scandinavian-inspired, De Grote Beer is one of a cluster of chic, modern cabins awaiting your arrival.
An Unused Garage Is Transformed Into a Light-Filled Backyard Studio
An inspiring renovation gives new life to a San Francisco family's old, unused garage.
A Light-Filled Modern Farmhouse Is Built For $240K
Inspired by the rural Wisconsin countryside, a team designs an elegant modern farmhouse with a simple exterior and a bright, airy...
A Forgotten Warehouse Is Reborn Into a Light-Filled London Home
Formerly a schoolhouse property, this rundown London warehouse breathes new life as a modern two-bedroom abode after a complex...
A Traditional Facade Hides a Light-Filled Renovation in Delaware
Modern additions and a restoration transform a 2,930-square-foot home.
An Open, Light-Filled House in Mexico City
An inviting house in the Mexican capital draws the outside in.
A Small Wisconsin Cabin Filled with Multifunctional Furniture
A father-son architectural duo experiment with a compact, modular home with flexible furniture arrangements.
10 Light-Filled Homes With Interesting Skylights
By installing skylights—large windows and apertures in your roof—you can naturally warm up your home, brighten and open up your...
Before & After: A Dark Austin Loft Becomes a Light-Filled Haven
Sustainable materials and multi-level cabinetry create a curated feel in this exquisite renovation.
This Light-Filled Bungalow Exudes Playful, Tree House Vibes
An empty-nester discovers the perfect place for a compact new dwelling at the edge of her own property in Melbourne.
Austin Maynard Architects Turn an Old Terrace House Into a Light-Filled Home
In Melbourne, a dark and narrow single-story terrace home gets treated to a delightful renovation with surprising features.
Own a Light-Filled L.A. Midcentury Home With Treehouse Vibes For $1.2M
Perched high in the hills of Silver Lake, a beautifully maintained midcentury home with stellar views seeks a new owner.
The Solar-Powered Orchid Tiny House Has a Gorgeous, Light-Filled Interior
Nashville–based New Frontier Homes recently completed the Orchid Tiny House—a 290-square-foot off-grid home with amazing lighting...
A Lovely, Light-Filled Neutra Home Just Listed For the First Time at $3M
Neutra alert: A midcentury modern time capsule just hit market for the first time ever.
A Brisbane Architect Designs a Light-Filled Addition For Her Brother
With the addition of a striking, two-story "living hub," architect Rebecca Caldwell of Maytree Studios adds the finishing touch...
Escape to a Light-Filled, Beach-Meets-Forest Retreat in Portugal
Sitting across from a deserted beach on a private plot surrounded by a pine forest is a large modernist vacation home that's...
A Clever Sunken Roof Fills a London Terrace House with Light
A London renovation resolves a family’s yearning for open air and greenery.
This Light-Filled Industrial Renovation Plays Host to Live Music
In Portland, Oregon, a renovated warehouse fuses engineering and artistry, much like its owners.