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.
Olson Kundig's Floating Water Cabin Redefines the Urban Houseboat
This Floating, Architect-Designed Cabin Gives New Meaning to "Houseboat"

Cleverly designed to let nature in and keep poor weather out, this seafaring home is the perfect place to spend a rainy Seattle winter

Norske Mikrohus Makes Mobile Micro Cabins Ready to Hit the Road
This Norwegian Prefab Company Designs Mobile Tiny Homes for Design-Loving Outdoorists

From a washing machine to a walk-in closet, these prefab cabins feature all the creature comforts of a traditional home but are ready for the road

Buy This Flatpack Cabin Kit or Rent it for a Night in the Countryside
Buy This Flatpack Cabin Kit or Rent it For a Night in the Welsh Countryside

Stay for a night or buy your own kit, this unique, handmade cabin in Wales is inspired by nature (and Frank Gehry)

This Northern Thailand Retreat Celebrates Nature & Local Design
This Northern Thailand Retreat Celebrates Local Design & Remote Living

Off-grid and set among mountains, this unique cabin explores vernacular architecture, shou sugi ban woodworking techniques, and a remote lifestyle

Kammok's Roo Double Hammock Undergoes a Sustainable Makeover
Kammok Re-Releases their Classic Roo Double Hammock with Recycled Materials

Back with an eco-conscious twist and two new colorways, the sustainably made hammock is sure to put your mind and body at ease

Finland's Majamaja Village Offers Sustainable, Off-Grid Cabin Rentals
This Eco-Village On the Coast of Finland Is an Off-Grid Retreat for Nature Lovers

Inspired by the Finnish archipelago lifestyle, this cluster of cabins invites guests to connect with nature, sustainable living, and coastal views

This Modern Cabin in the Ecuadorian Andes Explores How We Live & Work
This Minimal, Modern Cabin in the Andes Mountains Explores How We Live & Work

Through prefab and sustainable design, this modest, remote mountain cabin helps visitors find balance

Costa Rica's Casa Salvaje Elevates Off-Grid Design to Luxe Levels
This Off-Grid Home in the Costa Rican Cloud Forest Channels Wellness & Sustainability

Situated in a remote Costa Rican cloud forest, this mountain home proves you don't have to sacrifice design to build off-grid

ITA Leisure Emphasizes Inclusivity With Casual Outdoor Gear
This New Brooklyn-Based Outdoor Brand Embraces Inclusivity With Leisurely Gear

The Black woman-owned brand explores how accessible outdoor gear for the beach, park, and campsite can be inclusive

In this Minnesota Regional Park, Cabins are the Main Attraction
Rent a Floating Cabin and Elevate Your Camping Experience at This Minnesota Park

Dark lean-tos and musky mattresses, be gone! These architect-designed, student-built rental cabins elevate the camping experience within a public park

A Wildfire Destroyed Their Cabin. Now They Are Helping Others Build
They Built a Famous Cabin. Then the Wildfires Came. Now They're Helping Others Build

Q&A with Elevated Spaces founder and builder on building with a community, selling cabin and treehouse plans, and expert advice for new DIY builders

Mazul Beachfront Villas Mimic and Celebrate Sandy Surroundings
A Community of Beachfront Villas Prove Beautiful Design Can be Built on a Budget

On the coastline of Oaxaca, Mexico, this community of tiny-homes are beautiful, energy-efficient, and affordably built using local materials