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Indigo Cabin

Architecture firm Woon Pioniers have developed a modular system that allows users to easily create customized modern prefab cabins. The project, dubbed Indigo, can be customised to suit each customer, you can choose between different unit designs and create a smaller or a larger space. The possibilities are almost endless, ranging from compact art ... read more

Lone Madrone House

Nestled in the trees, on a rocky, wind-swept south facing shoreline, lays this stunning 1,600sf retreat with amazing views and outstanding attention to detail. Located on the rocky coastline of Orcas Island in the northwestern corner of Washington state, the Lone Madrone House was designed by Heliotrope Architects, using local materials that help i... read more

Northshore Cabin

This modern take on a log cabin is simple, stylish and takes advantage of of an idyllic lakeside setting. Designed by Pearson Design Group, this amazing vacation retreat by the water is composed by a two-bedroom main house and a one-room boathouse-style studio that connects to the water with a deck that leads to a dock. Both buildings feature lake-... read more

Big Cabin Little Cabin

The award-winning Big Cabin | Little Cabin is a project by RDG Architecture studio, a beautiful design that centers around dual structures, both positioned with breathtaking views on a cliff of the Sangre de Cristo mountains. The two buildings are reminiscent of traditional cabins of Colorado´s Rocky Mountain region, they have maintained the rustic... read more

Coodo Modular Living Units

Coodo are modular living units designed to provide housing on the surrounding of your choice, ground or water. German built, each prefab unit is customizable but generally comes with a comfortable bedroom, an open kitchen, a dining area and a complete bathroom. They’re also modular so you can assemble more units onto each other, should you need mor... read more

Tye Haus Cabin

Nestled in the trees outside the town of Skykomish, somewhere in Washington, lays the wonderful Tye Haus, the perfect hideaway where you can leave everything behind, escape hectic city life, get off the grid, invigorate the mind, and lose yourself in nature’s perfect creations. The charming A-frame cabin is surrounded by some of the best hikes in t... read more

Wirra Willa Pavilion

The stunning Wirra Willa Pavilion designed by Matthew Woodward Architecture is the perfect weekend retreat. Located in Somersby, NSW, Australia, on an 80-acre property, the tiny house is only 72 square meters (775 sq.ft) in size, and weightlessly cantilevers over the adjacent natural lily pond, creating a scene straight from a Monet painting, and g... read more

Ecocapsule

Over the years we have showcased several houses, retreats, weekend cabins, and pods, places to escape hectic city life and reconnect with nature. Our latest discovery was developed by Nice Architects, a self-sustaining portable house appropriately named Ecocapsule. The ecological pod, is equipped with a built-in wind turbine, roof-mounted solar pan... read more

Pool House | By Icrave

This spectacular pool house was commissioned by a home owner who wanted to transform the outdoor area at his house into a contemporary pool and spa retreat, ideal for entertaining in the hot summer months. The weekend retreat is located in the Hamptons, and was idealized by design studio ICRAVE, the result is a modern wood and steel structure with ... read more

Hide And Seek

City dwellers are more than ever yearning for rural escapes with nature that offers simplicity, clarity, and relaxation. Hide and Seek: The Architecture of Cabins and Hideouts showcases the most beautiful places for satisfying this longing of escaping urban routines. The book expands on the publishers previous success "Rock the Shack" and s... read more

Small Architecture Now

We are big fans of small cabins and weekend retreats, this new book by Taschen is right up our street. The wonderful book takes a look at incredible constructions built with strict limitations on space. Small Architecture Now! is a beautifully illustrated book with 64 structures that show how building small can make a big architectural impact. From... read more

Upstate Lake Camp | New York

Our latest weekend retreat dream is this stunning rustic waterfront cabin in Upstate Lake Camp - New York. It was designed by rustic dwellings experts, Pearson Design Group, a company that specialises in projects from large multi-structure ranch and family camps to intimate, highly detailed retreats such as this. Not much more info on the project, ... read more

The Shack Weekend Retreat

If you live in a hectic city, at weekends you might feel like escaping to a place completely disconnected from technology, this might inspire you. The Shack is a weekend retreat designed by Broadhurst Architects for a family from the suburbs of Washington D.C., it is located on the southern slope of South Fork Mountain, near Upper Tract, We... read more

One-room New York Cabin In The Woods

We have featured some amazing retreats over the last couple of years, but none as special as this wooden cabin in Yulan, NY. It is owned by fashion stylist and interior designer Scott Newkirk, he wanted a place to escape in the weekends from the hectic city life. A place completely disconnected from technology, with no electricity or running water,... read more