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

A Charred Cedar Barn Replaces a Tumbledown Garage in Connecticut
Architect Aya Maceda designs a finely tuned space for a New England family to shelter cars, storage, and overnight guests.
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...
This Charred-Cedar Waterfront Home Embraces the View From Every Angle
Step into this residence in Prince Edward County, and find an instant reprieve from the city.
This Charred-Cypress Cabin Is Ideal for Drinking In a Stunning Ozarks View
Marlon Blackwell Architects’ U-shaped Tanglewood Cabin in Arkansas perfectly frames vistas through the treetops.
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...
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.
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.
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 Cedar-Clad Cabin With a Glass “Sunroof” Rises on a Hillside in Norway
Along the Nordic nation’s southeast coast, Line Solgaard Arkitekter creates a magical family getaway that stands in symbiosis...
A New Zealand Couple Build a Tiny, Cedar-Clad Cabin for $72K
The 162-square-foot Hideaway is now up for grabs as they prepare to craft their next dream retreat.
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.
This Cedar-Wrapped Cabin Mimics its Natural Surroundings With Ease
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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.
The Modernist’s Tree
America’s first patented shade tree is as high design as a plant can be.
Charred Timber Clads a New Rentable Tiny Cabin in Germany
Architect Sigurd Larsen teams up with Raus to build an off-grid escape near Berlin.
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.
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...
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...
Creative Revival of a Modernist Gem
Introducing a series of structures, two architects weave a house with a notable pedigree into the landscape.
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...
101 Best Modern Cabins
What's better than one hundred photos of cabins? One hundred and one photos of cabins.
A Sculptural Holiday Home is Shaped by the Peruvian Desert
Designed with locally sourced stone and red-tinted cement, this coastal retreat effortlessly blends into its surrounding...
This Tiny Teardrop-Shaped Trailer Is Ready For Big Adventures
Like a master bedroom on wheels, DROPLET is a bright, cozy, and affordable trailer that can easily be parked in your garage.
The Vindheim Cabin: Snowbound in Norway
Architect Håkon Matre Aasarød, partner at Oslo-based studio Vardehaugen Architects, led the design of Cabin Vindheim, situated...
A Whimsical, Charred-Wood Teahouse Stands on Stilts in Germany
Japanese architect Terunobu Fujimori’s latest teahouse creation floats among pine trees at the Museum Insel Hombroich.
8 Egg-Shaped Buildings That Can’t Be Beat
Omelette you finish, but these are the best egg-shaped buildings of all time.
Out of the Valley Cabin
A perfect destination for visitors to Devon, England who love the environment and seek serene, natural surroundings, as well as...
A U-Shaped Sanctuary in Japan Wraps Around an Atrium
In Kishiwada in Southern Osaka, this serene abode directs views toward rice fields and the woods beyond.
4 Tips For Making the Most of an Irregularly-Shaped Room
Whether your home is old or new, big or small, the chances are that you’ve had to deal with oddly-shaped rooms.
An Iconic T-Shaped Apartment Receives a Modern Makeover
A unit in Montreal's historic housing complex Habitat 67 is reborn into a sleek, airy abode.
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.
An Iconic Modernist Villa in Finland Is Painstakingly Restored
Studio Petra Majantie and Oopeaa left no stone unturned in updating architect Aarne Ervi’s classic lakeside design.

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