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

This Modern Cabin Is the Ideal HQ For a Family in Alaska
In the shadow of Denali mountain, amid Alaska’s meadows and icy streams, a former teacher and a four-time Iditarod winner built a...
Modernist Angular Residence with Vertical Cedar Siding
Charles Gwathmey’s residential masterpiece, a modest but pioneering home for his parents in the Hamptons, looks as fresh today as...
Camp in Style at This Trio of Cedar-Clad Cabins in Minnesota
Available for $85 a night, these sleek, award-winning cabins are part of the first phase of the 456-acre Whitetail Woods Regional...
My House: Writer Susan Orlean’s Modernist Masterpiece in L.A.
Susan Orlean and her husband John Gillespie revive a classic Schindler with verdant views of the San Fernando Valley.
A Modern Home Embraces Nature With a Unique L-Shaped Design
To the west of Mexico City, a striking retreat is nestled among a lush forest and an enchanting lake.
A Funnel-Shaped Cabin Soaks Up Light, Sea Breezes, and Forest Views
Oriented towards the landscape, this modern home in Ecuador embraces stunning ocean and forest views.
A Pinwheel-Shaped Cabin in Norway Is a Fresh Take on the Traditional Hytte
With four wings that branch out for distinct views, this pine-clad cabin north of Oslo offers privacy for family members despite...
This Egg-Shaped Cabin Provides Shelter for Arctic Circle Travelers
A 150-square-foot cabin gives hikers a comfortable place to rest and recharge in the rugged mountains of Hammerfest, Norway.
This Cedar-Wrapped Cabin Mimics its Natural Surroundings With Ease
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The Modernist’s Tree
America’s first patented shade tree is as high design as a plant can be.
L-Shaped Indoor-Outdoor LA Home
At their house and flower farm in Los Angeles’s Glassell Park, Laura Gabbert and Andrew Avery bring friends, family, and a fleet...
Alaska: The Final (Architectural) Frontier
“I always wanted to live in a glass house,” explains Valerie Phelps, as she stands surrounded by the 40 feet of floor-to-ceiling...
We’re Nuts About This Acorn-Shaped Cabin on an Island in British Columbia
An owner/builder remodels a unique 1970s home while prioritizing ocean views and natural materials.
The Muji Hut is a Masterful Take on Minimalism
A very special little place, all your own...
A Renovated Modernist Oasis in the French Riviera
Once home to modernist architect Barry Dierks, this historic home overlooking the Mediterranean Sea gets some functional updates...
This Pinwheel-Shaped House of Pine Is a Lesson in Mathematical Precision
Governed by geometry and proportions, this weekend home in Chile opens up to landscape views in all directions.
This Hawaiian Cabin Is Volcanically Cool
Kūono is a modern retreat deep in the heart of an ancient forest.
101 Best Modern Cabins
What's better than one hundred photos of cabins? One hundred and one photos of cabins.
The Vindheim Cabin: Snowbound in Norway
Architect Håkon Matre Aasarød, partner at Oslo-based studio Vardehaugen Architects, led the design of Cabin Vindheim, situated...