Modern Off-the-Grid Retreat in Oregon
The Watershed is an off-the-grid writer’s retreat that architect Erin Moore designed for her mother, nature writer Kathleen Dean...
Simplicity Reigns at This Off-Grid Australian Retreat
If you think these two buildings resemble old sheds, you're not wrong—that's kind of the point.
Modern Urban Retreat in South Minneapolis
In a South Minneapolis neighborhood of century-old housing stock, Julie Snow’s bold but elegant residential design fulfilled...
This Modern Matte Black Cabin Is a Dreamy Weekend Retreat
Tucked away in Basque Country, Heva is a tiny prefab cabin that opens up to the landscape.
This Mountain Retreat in Washington Has a Modern Steel Loggia
Overlooking the Methow Valley and North Cascades, this indoor/outdoor home has a dramatic roof overhang that forms a...
Modern Wooden A-Frame Retreat in France
Like a little chapel on the prairie, architect Jean-Baptiste Barache’s simply elegant retreat in the tiny Normandy town of...
A Barn-Inspired, Modern Retreat Is Knitted Into Napa Valley
Field Architecture collaborates with Shawback Design to create a contemporary weekend retreat for a growing family in Napa Valley.
Fall in Love With Bali at This Tropical, Modern Retreat
Sited on a small, serene island off the coast of Bali, Seascape Villa mixes tropical vibes with modern, Mediterranean-inspired...
A Run-Down Farmhouse Becomes a Sleek Modern Retreat
Jacek Kolasiński took on a massive renovation project in his dream neighborhood.
Escape to the Jungle in One of These Modern Forested Retreats
If Tarzan and Jane happened to be design-loving folks, they'd be right at home at any of these vacation destinations.
This Forest Retreat Is a Modern Take on the Traditional Estonian Hut
Made up of three modernized kodas, this wood-clad cottage features bright, minimalist interiors.
Experience Boundless Himalayan Views in This Modern Mountain Retreat
Sited in Northern India, a holiday home is perfectly positioned for glorious views of the Himalayas.
A Hotelier Realizes a Modern Barn For His Family’s Retreat in South Africa
In the Elgin Valley, a simple rural form by Scott + Partners sets the foundation for an indoor/outdoor getaway.
A South African Architect Designs an Off-Grid, Modern Home For Her Parents
Requested to build "nothing that looks like a house," an architect creates a barn-inspired retreat with its own conservatory to...
Geremia Design Imbues an Olson Kundig Retreat With Warm Tones and Modern Art
Designer Lauren Geremia curates a Washington State abode and guest cabin to reflect the homeowner’s love of the outdoors and...
Get the Modern Camping Experience You Crave at One of These New Secluded Retreats
As the perceptions of what a travel shelter should look and feel like has continued to adapt, Collective Retreats has been...
A Modern Concrete Retreat by Oscar Niemeyer Is Available For the First Time
Previously kept a secret, an undulating concrete home designed by the legendary Brazilian architect is listed for the first time...
Modern Martha's Vineyard Retreat
A Martha’s Vineyard retreat surpasses the traditional boundaries of Cape Cod architecture with a contemporary design by Harvard...
Modern Lakeside Retreat Stripped Down to the Basics
Two Washington, D.C.–based writers balance life in the city with a low-key vacation spot.
Three Joined Cabins Turn This Virginia Retreat Into a Modern Take on Camp
For some people, building a house may seem like a daunting commitment to permanence—a kind of spatial lockdown.