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

A Little Cabin Cantilevered Over a Rocky Ledge in the Mountains
When nature laid down a boulder of a design challenge in the Massachusetts mountains, an architect’s solution elevated the...
Amazing Cantilevered Home in the Mountains
Architecture firm _naturehumaine designs a dream hideaway in eastern Quebec.
Hiding Out in Montana's Rocky Mountains
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The Biggest Little Cabins
How innovative, flat-packed problem solving led students at Colorado Building Workshop to create a sense of home for the nomadic...
A Little Cabin Reaches Such Great Heights
When nature laid down a boulder of a design challenge in the Massachusetts mountains, an architect’s solution elevated the...
Little Cabins on the Prairie
With these modern-day lodges for Kansas City campers heading to the country, a Missouri architecture firm puts a fresh face on a...
A Norwegian Summer Cabin Embraces the Rocky Terrain
Balancing on irregular, rough-hewn rocks along the Norwegian coast, this renovated summer cabin near a town called Larvik in...
A Mesmerizing Cabin in Puget Sound Evolves Over Several Decades
First built in 1959 as acclaimed architect Jim Olson's first project, a modest bunkhouse in the woods grows into an extraordinary...
Mountain Song
A San Diego architect creates a bold, energy-efficient complement to the Western landscape.
A Lot for a Little
Regina and Andy Rihn weren’t exactly modernists when they first began their frustrating, unproductive slog through the pricey...
A Prefab Cabin in New Hampshire Is a Magnificent Mountain Retreat
Perched atop a soaring granite outcropping, I-Kanda Architects' Cabin on a Rock is a modernist hideaway.
Two Tiny Cabins Chose Simplicity Over Size
Two modest cabins in coastal New Zealand make waves with their respectful approach toward their environment.
Little Urbanites
Modernism is for moms, says Kim Sibley, and just as importantly, their wee ones too.
Big Design in Little China
In downtown Los Angeles, nonprofit worker turned design-savvy entrepreneur Willard Ford turned the historic Kim Sing Theatre into...
Little Bird Swing
I was on North Haven Island, Maine recently to report a story for the July/August issue of the magazine, and I went to visit a...
Big Trouble in Little Dubai
Dubai, that instant city of over-wrought architecture and slave-like laborers, is apparently on the verge of a sewage catastrophe.
Gardens Will Grow Over Water
Thomas Heatherwick combines infrastructure with public space to make the world a little greener.
An Architectural Feat in Silicon Valley Tames a Rocky Landscape
Drawing inspiration from Frank Lloyd Wright, this home is fitted with intricate windows that allow for magnificent views and...
How to Build an Off-the-Grid Cabin in Arkansas for just over $118,000
Stocked with green features, an inexpensive off-the-grid retreat in Arkansas provides its owner peace of mind through its...
How American Modernism Came to the Mountains
After World War II, Chicago’s design elite flocked to Aspen for ski and summer holidays, galvanizing the then-sleepy alpine...