From Nature Embedded Architecture to Sustainable Cottage Residences

By: Meghan Young - May 16, 2015
One of the best things to do a the weather gets warmer is to escape to a summer cabin. This collection of summer cabins may inspire people to do just that -- or to build one of their own all together. Filled with stunning architecture that focuses primarily on nature, there are designs that let nature in, help sustain nature and so much more.

Yet what really makes these summer cabins stand out are the contemporary twists many architects have taken the liberty to play with. From rectangular silhouettes that stray away from the more traditional triangular ones to the use of concrete in place of wood, there are a number of ways they've brought summer cabins into the 21st century.