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...
This Charred-Cedar Waterfront Home Embraces the View From Every Angle
Step into this waterfront home 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...
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.
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.
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.
This Cedar-Wrapped Cabin Mimics its Natural Surroundings With Ease
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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.
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.
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...
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.