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.
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...
An Updated Farmhouse in Lithuania Cantilevers Over a Parkland Setting
Referencing the farmhouse vernacular, Valley Villa features asymmetrical gables and sustainable, Kebony wood cladding.
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...
Cozy Up to the Great Outdoors With These Mountain Cabin Essentials
Our picks include a handmade coffee table, a kettle collection, and a Bauhaus-style bee hive.
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.
These Geometric Cabins in China Seem to Float Over a Hillside
Tasked with revitalizing a rural area with agricultural tourism, Shanghai–based firm ZJJZ builds a minimalist cabin cluster...
A Little Black Cabin Keeps Things Simple for a Family of Four in Vermont
Keeping to a strict budget without skimping on quality meant whittling this home down to the essentials.
A Mountain Getaway in Chile With Over 700 Avocado Trees Asks $1.1M
Casa El Maqui is a sustainable home with spectacular views of its verdant surroundings.
An Adventurous Couple Build an A-Frame Cabin in the Mountains of Quebec
Available on Airbnb, La Cabin Ride & Sleep is a 256-square-foot base camp for mountain biking, hiking, skiing, and more.
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...
Hiding Out in Montana's Rocky Mountains
Each week, we tap into Dwell's Instagram community to bring you the most captivating design and architecture shots of the week.
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...
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...
Budget Breakdown: Two Couples Turn a Dated Cabin Into a Dreamy Mountain Retreat for $39K
A family bands together to overhaul Alpenglow Cabin, a cozy hideaway in the peaks of Colorado.
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...
A Glass and Cedar Cabin Looks Out Over One of British Columbia’s Best Views
Sensitive siting and a green roof keep this house in dialogue with its resplendent natural surroundings.
Before & After: A 1974 Airstream Renovation Radiates Modern Mountain Cabin Vibes
In just four months, Colorado Caravan transforms a 1974 Airstream Overlander into an airy “home away from home” for a family of...