14 Totally Off-the-Grid Cabins
Operating entirely off the grid, these homes match renewable energy sources with modern design.
How to Build an Off-the-Grid Cabin in Arkansas for just over $118,000
Stocked with green features, an inexpensive off-the-grid retreat in Arkansas provides its owner peace of mind through its...
Learn How to Connect with Nature from This Off-the-Grid Prefab
A prefabricated off-the-grid vacation home in eastern Washington is one with the land.
Off-the-Grid Island House in New Zealand Connects with the Outdoors
A remote beachside cottage evokes the spirit of camping trips.
How to Build an Off the Grid Cabin
Suzanne Shelton’s life work is making sustainable lifestyles attractive and accessible.
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...
An Off-the-Grid Island Home for a Seattle Music Producer
Grunge band producer Adam Kasper enlisted the help of the firm Bohlin Cywinski Jackson for his family home on a small island...
An Off-Grid Home That Relies on the Sun and the Wind
A rural house in Ontario doesn't fuss around and fits right into the surrounding landscape.
House of the Week: Living the Off-the-Grid Dream
Every week, we highlight one amazing Dwell home that went viral on Pinterest.
A Tiny Cabin is This Writer's Off the Grid Getaway
On an island 20 miles off the coast of Maine, a writer, with the help of his daughter, built not only a room but an entire green...
An Off-the-Grid Prefab that Combines Open Plan Living with Rugged Durability
In Tasmania, an eco-conscious architect builds a vacation home that can stand up to an untamed island.
It Took Three Days to Ferry This Off-the-Grid Prefab to Its Remote Australian Site
Ever wonder what it takes to get a house to the end of the...
This Tiny Trailer Makes the World its Living Room
In Northern California, a renovation reimagines a vintage trailer as an off-the-grid mobile home.
New Zealand Vacation Home Designed Completely Off the Grid
On New Zealand’s Great Barrier Island, two architects designed a petite holiday home that takes care of its own water,...
9 Modern Prefabs in the Desert
The barren beauty of a desert landscape can be a source of inspiration for off-the-grid prefab living.
No Grid in Sight
Most deserts are dry and dusty expanses of blue skies, bleached soil, and rulerflat horizons.
Architecture Off the Grid: Quirky Ice Huts Dot Canada's Frozen Lakes
These dwellings may be small, but they pack a lot of personality.
Goodbye Grid and Cushy Beds, Hello Pool in the Wilderness
An off-the-grid house that is little more than a decked campsite—albeit with a roof—includes a swimming pool for a family that...
Pulling off Mediterranean Modern in Tuscany
This Italian villa is serenity incarnate.
Lena Headey’s Off-Camera Castle
With a homespun renovation, this Game of Thrones actress finally finds her keep.