Cabins

The best escapist architecture from around the world

Book Report: Jim Olson: Building, Nature, Art

Seattle Architect Jim Olson on Finding Inspiration in Nature

New hardcover surveys 50 years of designing award-winning buildings that organically exist in harmony with nature

Colorado's Big Cabin, Little Cabin Homestead

This Open-Air, Off-Grid Homestead Is as Good as It Gets

A pair of aptly named contemporary cabins evoke classic alpine character with a distinctly modern finish

Casa Tiny Puerto Escondido Is a Minimalist's Dream Retreat

This Airbnb Is a Dream Holiday Home for Minimalist Surfers

An open-air surf shack just steps from Mexico's pristine Pacific coastline built entirely of concrete and native parota wood

Architectural Inspo: Cliff House by Fran Silvestre Arquitectos

Arch Inspo: A Monolithic Mediterranean Retreat

White lime stucco and cantilevered concrete slabs define this stunning seaside home in southern Spain

Architectural Inspo: Monterrey Mountain House

Arch Inspo: Monterrey Mountain House

An austere escape cast in concrete and set at the foot of northeastern Mexico's most striking mountain

Architectural Inspo: A Mirrored Oasis in Uruguay

This Mirrored Oasis in Uruguay Is Set Among a Working Farm

Minimalist prefab cabins disappear into the surrounding landscape with a mirrored facade and living roof

A Sculptural Cabin in Remote Norway Doubles as a Sledding Hill

This Modern Cabin Was Designed as a Winter Playground for Local Kids

The clever design draws inspiration from iconic snowbound cabins, creating usable sledding slopes for guests to enjoy

An All Black Modern Cabin Hidden Deep in Quebec

The Ultimate All Black Modern Québécois Cottage

An austere, angular cabin anchored surprisingly by bright birchwood and ample natural light

This Off-Grid Hotel in Sweden Helps Guests Unplug & Recharge

Off-Grid Micro-Hotel in Sweden Helps Guests Unplug & Recharge

A prefab contemporary retreat in the wilderness just over an hour from Malmö

Modern Log Cabins by Finland's IKEA of Cabin Design

Finland's IKEA of Cabin Designs Makes Affordable Log Cabins

Turnkey log construction cabin and sauna kits starting at just $18,000

This Alpine Modern Swiss Chalet Is a Minimalist's Dream

This Modern Swiss Chalet Takes a Yin and Yang Approach to Design

A multiform chalet blending minimalist sensibilities with traditional light wood interior and stunning black larch exterior

Casa Montana by Baragano Architects Is the Future of Cabin Design

This Spanish Prefab Is the Future of Cabin Design

Designed in Madrid over 4 months and built on-site 600km away in just 5 days