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Take in Panoramic Desert Views in This Off-Grid Cabin
An entrepreneur-turned-DIY builder expands his eco-friendly Yucca Valley property with this translucent desert structure.
Simplicity Reigns at This Off-Grid Australian Retreat
If you think these two buildings resemble old sheds, you're not wrong—that's kind of the point.
A 1970s Airstream Is Revamped Into an Off-Grid Home For Six
Jonathan and Ashley Longnecker and their four kids live, work, and explore the world in this stylish, sustainable Airstream...
9 Stellar Homes That Venture Off-Grid
Celebrate Earth Day with these off-grid homes that put sustainability first.
This Off-Grid Container Home in Australia Disappears in Nature
Nestled in a tiny town off the coast, this container home echoes the main ingredient the owners had hoped for in a weekend...
Unplug at This Off-Grid Tiny Home in South Australia
Simple materials compose this rentable tiny house nestled in a secret spot in the Adelaide Hills.
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.
This Off-Grid Retreat in Idaho Floats in a Sea of Rolling Hills
Three metal-clad structures connected by an open-air courtyard offer simple sanctuary and an escape from city living.
A Magical, Off-Grid Guesthouse Disappears Into the South African Bushveld
Inspired by ancient ruins, Frankie Pappas crafts a green-roofed, brick guesthouse that connects deeply with nature.
An Off-Grid Prefab Home Slides Wide Open to the Australian Bush
The self-sufficient Courtyard House embraces the bush landscape in all directions.
This Off-Grid Glass Cabin in Canada Is a Stargazer’s Dream Come True
The Skyward Cabin in Prince Edward County, Ontario, offers up a remote locale for adventure-seekers.
This Floating, Off-Grid Prefab Can Be Assembled in Just Two Days
Ready for life on land or water, the net-zero LilliHaus is a plug-and-play prefab by SysHaus.
A Filmmaker Builds a Rustic Off-Grid Cabin Deep in a Canadian Forest for $64K
This clifftop home on the east coast of Canada was entirely built by the owner—who had no experience building a house—and his...
A Group of Friends Build an Off-Grid Tree House in New York for $20K
The remote cabin in Sullivan County hovers above a steep slope, suspended by the trees that surround it.
A Secluded, Off-Grid Cabin Echoes Stunning Minimalist Design
Tucked away on an island off the coast of Tasmania, this tiny cabin only features two pieces of furniture.
A Tech Entrepreneur Rehabs an Off-Grid Dome Home in Joshua Tree
A tech entrepreneur goes off the grid and learns to work with his hands as he remakes a geodesic dome in the California desert.
This Off-Grid Prefab Cabin Boasts a Hidden Hot Tub
Dramatically wrapped in dark spruce panels, this self-sustaining tiny home in North Slovakia is the ultimate escape.
Go Off-Grid in This Tiny Australian Cabin Made for Digital Detox
Sadie, the new self-sustaining tiny home by CABN, gives guests a chance to reconnect with themselves in a remote patch of...
These Luxe New Prefab Homes Are Designed for Off-Grid Living
Tiny living meets luxury in these Bauhaus-inspired shipping container homes.
Jacob Witzling’s Off-Grid Cabins Are Straight Out of a Fairy Tale
Designer and builder Jacob Witzling’s handcrafted cabins have a dreamy, fantastical quality that makes them truly one-of-a-kind.