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60 Contemporary Cabin Retreats

From Sleek Cottage Abode to Minimalist Micro-Cabins

— September 5, 2014 — Art & Design
While the summer season may be over, there is no harm in planning out your next weekend getaway, and these contemporary cabin retreats will definitely spark the interest of anyone looking to enjoy elements of nature in a more modern setting.

While traditionally people opted for cabin retreats as a way to detach from the hustle and bustle of city life, modern consumers are looking to stay connected even when surrounded by vast amounts of nature. These contemporary cabin retreats combine the allure of secluded getaways with more modern and convenient amenities. From cabin retreats that look like million dollar mansions to those that feature a transparent aesthetic, these contemporary getaways will definitely attract those looking to enjoy the tranquility of nature without sacrificing modern structural features.
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Illuminated End Abodes
Illuminated End Abodes
The Firefly Houses by Totan Kuzembaev are Named Due to Their Glowing Nature
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Geometrically Independent Abodes
Geometrically Independent Abodes
La Leonera House Uses Two Distinct Shapes
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Social Space-Focused Abodes
Social Space-Focused Abodes
The Crow's Nest House in California is Ready for Entertaining
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Forest Treehouse Hideaways
Forest Treehouse Hideaways
This Cabin Beach House is Stunning and Private
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Spatially Optimized Residences
Spatially Optimized Residences
The Beeston Street House is Space-Efficient
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Chic Woodland Dwellings
Chic Woodland Dwellings
Villa Renesse Il by Jack Hoogeboom is the Perfect Weekend Getaway Home
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Rustic Wood-Accented Homes
Rustic Wood-Accented Homes
This Home by FMD Architects Brings a Woody Feel to Your Home
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Earthly African Abodes
Earthly African Abodes
The Elmo Swart Architects 'Wright Conversion' House Goes Back to Nature
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Wrapped-Around Timber Abodes
Wrapped-Around Timber Abodes
Forrester Architects Blends This House with its Surroundings
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Elevated Ski Chalets
Elevated Ski Chalets
This Ski Cabin Design is Hinged on Proving Social Space
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Modernist Cabin Architecture
Modernist Cabin Architecture
The Lake Cottage by UUfie Embraces a Clean and Minimalist Concept
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Sleek Cottage Abodes
Sleek Cottage Abodes
The Birchgrove House Revolutionizes Outdoor Living
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Tiny Timber-Clad Abodes
Tiny Timber-Clad Abodes
JP Architects Focuses on Wood Materials for the 'Qilin' House
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Sturdy See-Through Architecture
Sturdy See-Through Architecture
The Far Pond House by Bates Masi Architects is Ready for Storms
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Church-Resembling Abodes
Church-Resembling Abodes
The Loosdrecht Island House by 2by4-Architects is Sleek and Streamlined
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Forest-Encased Abodes
Forest-Encased Abodes
The Incline to Forest Structure by Kengo Kuma Incorporates Surroundings
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Environmentally-Embedded Abodes
Environmentally-Embedded Abodes
The yh2 La Luge Home is Set Directly in Nature
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Cross-Shaped Cottages
Cross-Shaped Cottages
The Skit is a Wooden Home by Dachi Papuashvili that is Shaped like a Cross
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Unified Earthly Homes
Unified Earthly Homes
The Terraced House Features a Host of Materials
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Contemporary Cottage Housing
Contemporary Cottage Housing
The Buck Creek Vacation Home by Studio Fougeron Embraces Modern Lines
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Catilevered Cove Homes
Catilevered Cove Homes
The Gambier Island House Features a Private View
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Cute Two-Faced Cottages
Cute Two-Faced Cottages
The Chameleon Cabin Masquerades as Black or White Marble, View Dependent
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Metal-Clad Cottages
Metal-Clad Cottages
The Aluminum Cabin Mirrors the Mineral Aesthetic of its Rough Site
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Protruding Roof Architecture
Protruding Roof Architecture
The Hotel in Czorsztynie Mimics the Forms of Nearby Hilltop Homes
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Rustic Garden Studios
Rustic Garden Studios
This Timber Retreat is a Multi-functional Space
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Rustic Urban Housing
Rustic Urban Housing
The Hazukashi House by Alts Design Office is Country-Meets-City Chic
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Mirrored Cuboid Cabins
Mirrored Cuboid Cabins
'The Lookout' Blends and Reflects the Surrounding Landscape
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Angular Wooden Family Retreats
Angular Wooden Family Retreats
This Mountain Lodge Cabin is Abstractly Unique and Comfortably Warm
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Charming Cottage-Inspired Homes
Charming Cottage-Inspired Homes
The Dune Home by Min2 Blends with its Rural Surroundings
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Mirrored Limestone Extenstions
Mirrored Limestone Extenstions
The House at Goleen by Niall McLaughlin Architects Extends Hillside
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Texan Lake Homes
Texan Lake Homes
The Ski Shores Lakehouse Offers a Contemporary Take on a Traditional Style
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Darling Diorama Domiciles
Darling Diorama Domiciles
The Waldhaus by Atelier ST Exposes its Interior Like the Set of a Stage
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Transparent Hilltop Sanctuaries
Transparent Hilltop Sanctuaries
The Island Retreat by Fearon Hay Architects has Panoramic Views
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Inviting Winter Retreats
Inviting Winter Retreats
The Modern Cabin GJ-9 by Gudmundur Jonsson Architect is Warmly Welcoming
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Open-Concept Compact Cottages
Open-Concept Compact Cottages
Claim Architecture Creates a Spacious Get Away on a Small Lot
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Contemporary Forest Fortresses
Contemporary Forest Fortresses
This Modern Forest Cottage is Completely Connected to Nature
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Creatively Inspiring Shoreside Homes
Creatively Inspiring Shoreside Homes
Robert Bailey Interiors Used Surroundings to Get Creative
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Sleek Tourist Cabins
Sleek Tourist Cabins
The Rabot Tourist Cabin Shelters Hikers in the Mountains
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Rainbow Interior Cabins
Rainbow Interior Cabins
Chalet Cyanella is a Stunning French Cottage Harboring Modern Structure
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Mini Glass Cabins
Mini Glass Cabins
The Bunkie by Evan Bare Features Floor-to-Ceiling Windows
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Tree-Clad Beach Abodes
Tree-Clad Beach Abodes
'Under Pohutukawa' is Embraced by the Bush that Surrounds
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Psychedelic Mountainside Abodes
Psychedelic Mountainside Abodes
Moon Hoon Creates a Trippy Hillside Cabin for a Korean Rockstar
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Minimalist Wooden Cabins
Minimalist Wooden Cabins
The Ermitage Cabin is a Minimalist Retreat into Swedish Nature
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Luxurious Eco Abodes
Luxurious Eco Abodes
Eentileen Arkitektur's Denmark Cabin Features a Sustainable and Chic Design
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Contemporary Luxury Chalets
Contemporary Luxury Chalets
Acacia Cliffs Lodge Offers a Warm Stay with a Cool Design and Setting
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House-Like Lodgings
House-Like Lodgings
The Wiesergut Hotel is at Once Luxurious and Homey
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Frankenstein Eco Residences
Frankenstein Eco Residences
The Recycled Materials Cottage Contains Materials from Other Houses
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Cliff-Hanging Cottages
Cliff-Hanging Cottages
The Greg Wright Architects ‘Las Palmeras’ Home is Mysterious
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Cozy Oceanside Homes
Cozy Oceanside Homes
The Provincetown Beach Cabin Brings Comforting Decor to the Seaside
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Modern Wood Cabin Residences
Modern Wood Cabin Residences
The Skyward House by Kazuhiko Kishimoto is Contemporary and Woodsy
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Cabin-Like Mansions
Cabin-Like Mansions
The Martis Camp House by Swaback Partners is Warm and Airy
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Plywood-Clad Cottages
Plywood-Clad Cottages
The Stealth Barn Minimizes Its Material Palette for a Modern Look
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Sophisticated Rustic Residences
Sophisticated Rustic Residences
The North Lake Wenatchee House by DeForest Architects Has a Secret
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Nature-Inspired Home Renovations
Nature-Inspired Home Renovations
This Wooden Home Evokes a Rustic Atmostphere
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Contemporary Shingle-Clad Cabins
Contemporary Shingle-Clad Cabins
This Eco-Resort is Disguised in Roofing to Sink into its Setting
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Contemporary Woodland Chalets
Contemporary Woodland Chalets
The Lopez Island Cabin Offers Secluded Living in Washington State
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Camouflaged Forest Cabins
Camouflaged Forest Cabins
This Timber Cabin Blends in with Its Natural Environment
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Secluded Cabin Architecture
Secluded Cabin Architecture
These Les Cabanes de Salagnac Properties Fuse Urban Life with Nature
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Recycled Rustic Retreats
Recycled Rustic Retreats
The Finland Micro Cabin is a Nature Lover's Dream Space
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Minimalist Micro-Cabins
Minimalist Micro-Cabins
The Nindo Micro-Cabin Makes a Great Shelter in the Woods
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