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

A Modern Lakeside Boathouse in Ontario
A Toronto firm crafts a serene waterfront structure for a family in Georgian Bay.
Hirshhorn, Ontario: The Modern City That Never Was
An exhibit up at the Hirshhorn Museum in Washington DC chronicles the museum's initial conception, and the Canadian, Philip...
A Rustic-Modern Cabin Inspired by Japanese Bungalows and Shou Sugi Ban
A mountain cabin’s design is Appalachian by way of Japan.
Get Back to Basics by Staying at One of These Modern Cabins
If you love nature and the great outdoors, but aren’t keen on roughing it up in a tent, then consider renting one of these...
Three Joined Cabins Turn This Virginia Retreat Into a Modern Take on Camp
For some people, building a house may seem like a daunting commitment to permanence—a kind of spatial lockdown.
Modern Prefab Cabins for California State Parks
Students dream up modular structures for camping around California parklands.
101 Best Modern Cabins
What's better than one hundred photos of cabins? One hundred and one photos of cabins.
A Sustainably Built Home in Rural Ontario
For this rural Ontario home, building sustainably was less about high-tech gizmos than learning to truly love the land.
Toronto, Ontario
Toronto, Ontario, is one metropolis that never ceases to amaze me with its never-ceasing construction.
This Retreat in the Cascades is a Bold Take on the Modern Cabin
An unorthodox design is a comfortable escape from city life.
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...
10 Modern Wintry Cabins We’d Be Happy to Hole Up In
With November soon coming to a close, Fall leaves will quickly be covered in snow which means we should probably just face it...
The Vindheim Cabin: Snowbound in Norway
Architect Håkon Matre Aasarød, partner at Oslo-based studio Vardehaugen Architects, led the design of Cabin Vindheim, situated...
Reinventing a Traditional Edwardian near Lake Ontario
When a family couldn’t part with a traditional Edwardian, their architect introduced a world of design inspiration instead.
Unwind in a Simple Swedish Cabin With a Meditative Lookout on the Roof
Experience cabin life to the fullest in this minimalist structure that's tucked in the mountains of Northern Sweden.
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...
How to Build an Off the Grid Cabin
Suzanne Shelton’s life work is making sustainable lifestyles attractive and accessible.
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...
A Small Wisconsin Cabin Filled with Multifunctional Furniture
A father-son architectural duo experiment with a compact, modular home with flexible furniture arrangements.