Articles by Ellen Eberhardt

Ellen is an East Coast-based writer, designer, and former architectural working bee. She covers all things cabins at Field Mag.
Australia's Clever Longhouse Is a 3-in-1 School, Farm, House
This Supersized 360-Foot-Long Shed in Australia Is a School, Farm, and Home

This unassuming hilltop building is home to a meandering garden of edible plants, living quarters, cooking school, sauna, and more

The Kaggeboda House Is a Mini Cabin Complex in Sweden
A Trio of Cabins Make up This Mini Summer Complex in Sweden

With three small structures joined together by a large outdoor living space, this outpost in the Stockholm archipelago is the ideal seasonal getaway

Finland's Meteorite Cabin Plays With the Traditional Concept of Home
Behind the Meteorite Cabin's Intimidating Facade Is a Playground

Featuring a central atrium, a maze of passages, and an elevated sleeping net, this Scandinavian cabin breaks the mold inside and out

A Floating Sauna in Maine, Patiently Crafted During Pandemic Downtime
A Floating Sauna Built by Hand During 2020's Sheltered-in-Place Mandates

Assembled with salvaged materials from friends and neighbors, the Sea Sauna is a seasonal spa that spends its summers in the harbor

In Australia, Three Shipping Containers Form an Off-Grid Holiday Home
In Australia, Three Shipping Containers Combine to Form a Modern Holiday Home

The subject of a new film series by Shelter streaming service, this clever private getaway pushes design constraints to the limits in coastal Victoria

Clear Rock Lookout Is Part Writing Studio, Part Hunting Blind
This Modern Steel Lookout Is Both a Writing & Hunting Retreat

Set on a 1,000-acre West Texas ranch, this corten steel cabin pays homage to its spectacular setting with wide windows and spaces to take in views

AutoCamp Joshua Tree Brings Luxe Glamping to the CA Desert
AutoCamp Opens its Latest West Coast Location in the Desert of Joshua Tree, CA

Featuring 47 Airstreams and a shimmering new clubhouse, the glampsite celebrates the High Desert with style

The Wicker House A-Frame Proposes a New Housing Model for Rural Iran
This Iranian A-Frame Is an Experiment in Timeless Architecture

On the banks of a manmade lake, this minimalist cabin takes inspiration from local materials and contemporary design to create a new housing model

Build This DIY A-Frame Cabin in Two Weekends for Just $2,500
Build This A-Frame Cabin in Two Weekends for Just $2,500

These comprehensive cabin plans feature everything you need to buy to build your very own A-Frame micro cabin, from Elevated Spaces

How Landscape Design Saved Chile's San Pedro Hot Springs
These Hot Springs in Chile Were Restored to Preserve Landscape and Culture

After these popular hot springs fell into disrepair, an architecture student gave them a second life by redesigning the riverside site

The Futurist Project Aims to Build a New Generation of Outdoor Leaders
This New Women-led Program Is Helping Build Future Outdoor Industry Leaders

Marked by mentorship, community, and cultivated time outdoors, this new programs offers personal & professional growth for industry professionals

Based on a Drawing, Eagle's Nest Is a New Vision of a Camp Bunkhouse
Based on a Child's Drawing, Eagle's Nest Is a New Vision of the Camp Bunkhouse

Outside Montreal, Quebec, this contemporary camp building uses classic shapes to make a minimalist space with lots of room to gather and sleep