Timber-frame cabin provides cozy refuge in the woods of Washington

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This modest timber-frame cabin was designed by Hoedemaker Pfeiffer, nestled on the shores of Dabob Bay on Hood Canal, Washington. The original cabin on the property was built in 1979, anchored to the ground on one end while protruding over the descending slope at the other. Inspired by the vernacular architecture of the Pacific Northwest, the […]

Charming rustic mountain cabin provides idyllic getaway in a pine forest

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Design-build firm Red Rock Contractors has designed this charming rustic mountain cabin as a retreat for a growing family, located in Heber-Overgaard, Navajo County, Arizona. Open spaces and durable yet beautiful materials were key ingredients that went into the design of this cabin for a young, active family. To that end, bespoke elements featuring tough materials are […]

Modern-rustic mountain cabin captures stunning views of Methow Valley

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Prentiss Balance Wickline Architects is responsible for the design of this modern-rustic mountain cabin located at the base of Flagg Mountain in Mazama, Winthrop, Washington. This cozy dwelling was sited to maximize views of the Methow Valley and beyond to the North Cascade Mountain range. Encompassing 1,600 square feet (52’x16′) of living space, this shelter features […]

Cozy cabin getaway in Minnesota provides heavenly waterfront views

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This cozy cabin getaway was designed by Charlie & Co. Design, nestled waterfront on Green Lake, in the community of Spicer, Minnesota. A couple desired a lake home with a strong connection to the land. The red exterior honors the old family cabin that previously occupied the site. The detached carriage house provides an additional guest […]

Sophisticated modern cabin in the Midwest captures serene lake views

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This sophisticated modern cabin was designed by Peterssen Keller Architecture, nestled just off the shore of Pelican Lake in Detroit Lakes, Minnesota. Flanked by traditional cabins, this striking lake house brings architectural diversity to this lakeshore community. The structure features a standing seam metal and flat top roof with a rock ballast.  Throughout the year, the […]

Midcentury modern cabin takes shelter in Washington’s Methow Valley

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Designed by Johnston Architects to take full advantage of its unique site, this midcentury modern cabin is nestled into a mountainside in Washington’s Methow Valley. The site sits on a bench high above the river, bisected with a natural berm. While this provided privacy, it required the main rooms to be focused in different directions to preserve […]