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...
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 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 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 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 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 Cedar-Wrapped Cabin Mimics its Natural Surroundings With Ease
Each week, we tap into Dwell's Instagram community to bring you the most captivating design and architecture shots of the week.
The Modernist’s Tree
America’s first patented shade tree is as high design as a plant can be.
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...
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...
Creative Revival of a Modernist Gem
Introducing a series of structures, two architects weave a house with a notable pedigree into the landscape.
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...
8 Egg-Shaped Buildings That Can’t Be Beat
Omelette you finish, but these are the best egg-shaped buildings of all time.
101 Best Modern Cabins
What's better than one hundred photos of cabins? One hundred and one photos of cabins.
First-Class Cabins
From the familiar log model to Swiss chalets and Swedish friggebods, cabins are the simplest of structures, made from local...
A Modernist Cube Rises in the Ancient City of Casablanca
Balancing global styles with Moroccan standards, a geometric concrete home catches the eye without sticking out.