Once a Log Cabin

Flims, Graubünden, Switzerland – Nickisch Sano Walder Architects Photography: Ralph Feiner, Gaudenz Danuser Floor Area: 40 sqm   Click on any image to start lightbox display. Use your Esc key to close the lightbox.

Southridge Cabin

Seattle, Washington – Decatur Construction Click on any image to start lightbox display. Use your Esc key to close the lightbox. You can also view the images as a slideshow if you prefer  If you liked this project, you will also like viewing …

Well-balanced Pine Forest cabin

Seattle, Washington – Balance Associates Architects Built area:      850 square foot  (79 m2) Year built:     2013 Most of us want the best home we can afford. Nice suburb, good size, quality finishes. But should we be focussed on the same things if we’re building a cabin or any vacation retreat? Isn’t the whole purpose […]


Vancouver, Canada – Henry Yorke Mann – Architect Built area:     300 sq. ft + 40 sq. ft. porch and 100 sq. ft. basement  (28 m2 + 3.7 m2 + 9.25 m2) Year built:     1999 Builder:     Ken Silbernagel Photographer:     Stuart Bish Sometimes we come across an architect who ‘really does get it’ […]

The C3 Cabin

Washington, USA – Vandeventer + Carlander Architects Built Area:    352 sq. ft + loft area of 128 sq ft  (33 m2 + 12 m2) Photography: Steve Keating Down a long, winding driveway, curtained by dense evergreens lies the site for this cabin. Set on a high, waterfront bluff with great views across the Saratoga Passage to […]

Ultimate glamping?

Glamping in the Ecocapsule!

Anywhere you choose  –  Nice Architects Slovakia Available late 2015 Size/Area/Volume:    2.55m x 4.45m x 2.25m / 10m3 / 22m3 Do you remember The Blob? No, not the movie, the home office dmvA Architects designed for the client refused building permission for a home office. Ecospace looks remarkably similar but it’s a wonderful example […]

Over the bridge and thru the woods…

Winter Cabin in Vermont

Burlington, Vermont – Joan Heaton Architects Site area:    14 acres (5.5 hectares) Built area:    65m2  (600sf) Completion Date:   2010 Photography:   Susan Teare Built on a remote site, this cabin is accessed by a long pedestrian bridge that spans the New Haven River. There is no paved access to the cabin with the nearest road ending […]

Bay Lake Cabin

Bay Lake Cabin

Bay Lake, Minnesota – Albertsson Hansen Architecture, Ltd Year built:   1930’s Year renovated:     2013 Photography:    Scott Amundson It’s always a tough decision – demolish or rebuild. The plain truth is that it costs around twice the cost per square foot to renovate than it does to do a new build. But there […]

Marvel at the northern lights in one of these glass igloos in Finland

Kakslauttanen Glass Igloos

Kakslauttanen Arctic Resort, Kakslauttanen, Finland Fresh air, pure natural waters, an unspoiled environment, plus a cozy glass shelter that showcases the fascinating beauty of the northern sky at night — what more can you ask for in a getaway? These glass igloos located in Finland bring star gazing at its finest. The one of a kind hotel rooms are built with a special […]

Dreamy creekside retreat in Santa Rosa, California

Santa Rosa, California – Amy A. Alper Beautiful location, restricting views from the inside – this was the situation with the 1920’s weekend cabin located near a creek in Santa Rosa, California. Yet despite the strict regulations being implemented on the site this house has been successfully remodeled to maximize the views around it, effectively connecting it to […]