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

A Modern Home Is Gently Slotted Into a Steep Slope in Santorini
This Grecian holiday home puts a modern twist on the area's traditional cave-like abodes.
A Tiered Home in Los Angeles Hugs a Steep Slope
Referencing Case Study architecture, Three Step House in Silver Lake gradually climbs a curving site.
A Steep, Sloping Lot Becomes a Hillside Family Oasis in San Francisco
Perched high above the city, John Maniscalco’s Tank Hill Residence celebrates the dual experience of engaging with, as well as...
Stacked Shipping Container Apartment
Every week, we highlight one amazing Dwell home that went viral on Pinterest.
A Minimalist Home Is Built Into Steep Terrain in an Austrian Valley
Overlooking views of a picturesque Austrian village, this modern home is built of wood entirely sourced from the homeowner’s...
101 Best Modern Cabins
What's better than one hundred photos of cabins? One hundred and one photos of cabins.
In Mexico, a Modern Palapa and Pool Are Carved Into a Rocky Slope
This modern take on the traditional palapa is deftly integrated into the natural contours of a rocky site.
This Chilean Concrete Home Levitates Off a Coastal Slope
Stretching along the Chilean coast, reinforced concrete beams come together to create a striking, sculptural home.
This High-Flying Home Tackles a Sharp Slope
Working with a limited footprint, a daunting slope, and killer views, architect Bruce Bolander went vertical with a secluded...
This Wood-Clad Home Is Built Into a Serene Mountain Slope
Nestled into the mountainous terrain of Shefford, Québec, this simply constructed residence is elegant and strong in expression.
The Vindheim Cabin: Snowbound in Norway
Architect Håkon Matre Aasarød, partner at Oslo-based studio Vardehaugen Architects, led the design of Cabin Vindheim, situated...
First-Class Cabins
From the familiar log model to Swiss chalets and Swedish friggebods, cabins are the simplest of structures, made from local...
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...
Little Cabins on the Prairie
With these modern-day lodges for Kansas City campers heading to the country, a Missouri architecture firm puts a fresh face on a...
Stacked Boxes Form an Experimental Hillside House
Built into a steep slope, this contemporary spec house hopes to raise the bar for hillside development in Los Angeles.
A Look at 10 Minimalist Scandinavian Cabins
After a tough, dark winter, the arrival of summer sends Scandinavians off to vacation homes and cabins to enjoy longer days...
These 4 European Homes Show How Striking a Steep Roof Can Be
Steeply pitched roofs give these four European homes a sharp, clean, and modern look.
7 Unbelievable Rustic Cabin Makeovers
Contemporary, chic, and oh-so cozy—these rustic cabin makeovers are oozing with design inspiration.
14 Totally Off-the-Grid Cabins
Operating entirely off the grid, these homes match renewable energy sources with modern design.
8 Outstanding Cabins For Rent in Canada
If you harbor a love for the great outdoors, then it's time to visit the Great White North.