stuff we drool about

The Mountain Refuge

Designed by the Italian architects Massimo Gnocchi and Paolo Danesi, The Mountain Refuge is a contemporary interpretation of old traditional mountain cabins. The prefabricated wood construction system allows for freedom of configuration and expansion, with each module working as an independent structure. The refuge looks towards energy self-suffici... read more

Lilypad Floating Cabin

When all this craziness is over, you will probably want to escape to a place designed with tranquility and relaxation in mind. Created by Australia-based designer and boat enthusiast Chuck Anderson, the Lilypad is a 100% solar-powered, floating villa in Palm Beach, about an hour north of Sydney, Australia. With a Scandinavian vibe, the cozy cabin i... read more

Turmhaus Tirol Chalet

Located in the Austrian snowy Alps, sits Turmhaus Tirol, an award winning tower-shaped chalet designed by the German architect Grunecker Reichelt. The architectural masterpiece is built on six floors and features a small elevator to connect all levels for transporting goods and baggage. A concrete skeleton clad in larch nods to the alpine chalets, ... read more

Airship Cabin

We have featured some amazing retreats over the last couple of years, but none quite as unique as this. Sitting on a secluded patch of land in Scotland, just a few paces off the shore of the Sound of Mull, the AirShip is a sub-inspired cabin with a wood-lined interior inspired by the nautical theme. The aluminum pod features several porthole window... read more

Bhc Modular Cabins

You can now create your own modular cabin with a brilliant prefabricated assembly kit by The Backcountry Hut Company (BHC). Their modular prefabricated homes are one of the best options for DIY homesteaders we have ever seen, their attractive little dwellings come in multiple configurations and sizes, and can operate on or off-the-grid. The cabins ... read more

Floating Treehouse

This beautiful wooden treehouse is located in a forest in Mexico City, and is the perfect place to reconnect with nature. Designed by Talleresque, the Floating Treehouse is hidden in the middle of nature and perfectly integrated into the landscape. The luminous structure takes inspiration from the neighboring trees, it is anchored to the forest flo... read more