Ideas
Explore the world's #1 largest database of ideas and innovations, with over 400,000 inspiring examples.
Insights
Uncover major shifts and emerging opportunities with our exclusive PRO research.
Trend Reports
Discover why 750 brands rely on our AI-powered Trend Reports to get better, faster insights.
Newsletter
Join over 200,000 subscribers who rely on our weekly newsletter to keep up with need-to-know trends and insights.
Books
Join 20,000,000+ people getting better and faster with our New York Times Bestselling methods, best innovation books & keynote videos.
Dashboard
Get special access to premium content, topic tracking and customizable tools through our AI-powered Dashboard.
AI
Learn how the Trend Hunter harnesses the power of artificial intelligence.
Assessment
Enhance your innovation potential with a deeper understanding of your unique innovation archetype and how your organization benchmarks.
Overview
Accelerate innovation and ignite disruptive thinking with our award-winning programs and research.
Keynotes & Workshops
Empower your team with the insights and frameworks they need to innovate better and faster.
Custom Research
Get fast, customized trend reports, presentations and deep dives 20x faster than traditional research.
Plans
Get started today with a free consultation, our self-serve tools, or a dedicated program.
Jeremy Gutsche
Ignite your event with our CEO, a NY Times Bestselling Author and one of the top innovation keynote speakers.
Our Team of Futurists
Inspire your group with our most popular speakers on innovation, trends, change and futurism.
Contact
Get in touch to learn more, ask a question or submit a tip.
About Us
Learn more about Trend Hunter and how we accelerate innovation.
FAQ
Get answers to common questions about Trend Hunter.
Community
Stay on the cutting-edge with the help of the Trend Hunter community.
Team
Meet the team trusted by hundreds of leading businesses worldwide.
Jobs
Find opportunities to accelerate your career with the #1 Trend Firm.
Internships
Grow your professional skillset in an award-winning workplace.
News
Catch up on noteworthy Trend Hunter news and media mentions.
Join
Build a portfolio and put your trend-spotting abilities to the test.
Advertising
Supercharge your marketing by partnering with Trend Hunter.
Portfolio
Visit your public portfolio and browse your past articles.
Add a Trend
Write up an article and showcase your trend-spotting skills.
My Trends
Edit your articles and see how they stack up on the leaderboards.
Settings
Edit your profile, connect your social media accounts, and more.
Add a trend, customize your dashboard, or track topics.
Future Festival
World Summit
Learn why 97% of people rate it "the best innovation conference ever".
1-Day Innovation Events
Explore our 2019 tour dates and find the best city to inspire your team.
Custom Events
Host a custom innovation conference in your city that will inform and inspire.
Custom Training
Bring the Future Festival experience directly to your team with custom training packages.
Search our database of over 390,000 cutting edge ideas.

65 Futuristic Cabin Structures

From Floating Lotus Cabins to Suspended Blue Cabins

— November 28, 2013 — Art & Design
Any outdoor adventurer looking to stay in something artistically abstract is in luck, because these futuristic cabin structures are offering some mind-blowing ways to enjoy the beauty of nature.

While most forest retreats and cabin structures are traditionally built with iconic wood or log materials, these futuristic cabin designs are taking these outdoor abodes to the next level, by infusing architectural inspirations and abstract layouts into the overall appearances. Perfect for any architectural enthusiast who can appreciate the contrast of rustic outdoor settings with sleek contemporary designs, these inventive cabin structures will definitely stand out within any environmental setting.

From spaceship cliffside cabins to ice crystal structures and camouflaged cabin designs, these futuristic cabin structures will definitely offer outdoor enthusiasts an abstract way to enjoy the wilderness.
6.3
Score
Popularity
Activity
Freshness
65
Cat-Eared Cabins
Cat-Eared Cabins
The Pedervegen 8 Residence Features a Pair of Curious Rooftop Protrusions
<
64
Suspended Blue Cabins
Suspended Blue Cabins
The Offbeat 'House on a Tree' Public Installation in Warsaw
<
63
Shelter for the Poet Naturalist
Shelter for the Poet Naturalist
<
62
Modernist Cabin Architecture
Modernist Cabin Architecture
The Lake Cottage by UUfie Embraces a Clean and Minimalist Concept
<
61
Island Friendly Eco Cabins
Island Friendly Eco Cabins
AATA Associate Architects Construct Morerava Cabins on Easter Island
<
60
Cloud-Inspired Dwellings
Cloud-Inspired Dwellings
This Clever Cloud Cabin Offers a Unique Sleeping Experience
<
59
Distressed Damsel Homes
Distressed Damsel Homes
Andersson Wise Architects Construct a Contemporary Vertical Masterpiece
<
58
Lopsided Mountain Retreats
Lopsided Mountain Retreats
The 'Elbow Coulee' by Balance Associates Architects is Asymetrical
<
57
Urban Quay Cabins
Urban Quay Cabins
The Sealight Pavilion Project Draws People to Appreciate a Neglected Precinct
<
56
Composer-Targeted Cabins
Composer-Targeted Cabins
Johnsen Schmaling Architects' Structure is a Serene Retreat for Musicians
<
55
All-Black Mountain Cabins
All-Black Mountain Cabins
Ferienhaus Girardi by Philip Lutz Architecture is Made From Timber
<
54
Boxy Cantilevered Cabins
Boxy Cantilevered Cabins
The Compact Cliff House Affords a Remarkably Expansive Experience
<
53
Contemporary Wooden Cabins
Contemporary Wooden Cabins
Next Cabane by Fabrica Re-Imagine's Fishermen Shelters
<
52
Seafaring Backpacker Abodes
Seafaring Backpacker Abodes
The Yasutaka Yoshimura Architects Hostel is Inspired by Life at Sea
<
51
Camera-Inspired Cabins
Camera-Inspired Cabins
GO Portable Office Provides a Picture of Your Future Well-Earned Success
<
50
Remote Cabin Hotels
Remote Cabin Hotels
The Furillen Black Lodge Resort is a Modern Take on Seaside Dwellings
<
49
Curvy Carved Cottages
Curvy Carved Cottages
The Dalene Cabin by Tommie Wilhelmsen is a Refined Retreat
<
48
Cubed Ivory HillsideTowers
Cubed Ivory HillsideTowers
The Mountain Cabin by Marte Marte Architecture is the Perfect Retreat
<
47
Tree-Hugging Arboreal Abodes
Tree-Hugging Arboreal Abodes
This Two-Storey Treehouse Playfully Embraces the Trunk
<
46
Sleek Workers Residences
Sleek Workers Residences
The Cooper Joseph Studio 'Writer's Studio' is Functional
<
45
Crooked Eco Abodes
Crooked Eco Abodes
The Huba Shelter Has No Right Angles, Yet it's Spot-On Amazing
<
44
Spaceship Cliffside Cabins
Spaceship Cliffside Cabins
Infinity Pavilion by Margot Krasojevic is a Modern Mountain Perch
<
43
Rainbow Interior Cabins
Rainbow Interior Cabins
Chalet Cyanella is a Stunning French Cottage Harboring Modern Structure
<
42
Mini Glass Cabins
Mini Glass Cabins
The Bunkie by Evan Bare Features Floor-to-Ceiling Windows
<
41
Psychedelic Mountainside Abodes
Psychedelic Mountainside Abodes
Moon Hoon Creates a Trippy Hillside Cabin for a Korean Rockstar
<
40
Curved Crustacean Cabins
Curved Crustacean Cabins
Organic Scapes' Living Aleutian Home is Entirely Nature-Inspired
<
39
Boxed-Like Abodes
Boxed-Like Abodes
The False Bay Writer's Cabin Boasts Wooden Walls That Rise and Fall
<
38
Asymmetrical Log Housing
Asymmetrical Log Housing
The Remote 'Meadow Cabin' by Balance Associates Architects is Lovely
<
37
Frankenstein Eco Residences
Frankenstein Eco Residences
The Recycled Materials Cottage Contains Materials from Other Houses
<
36
Camouflaged Cabins
Camouflaged Cabins
The Trufa Holiday Home is the Ultimate Environmental Abode
<
35
Serenely Artful Valley Cabins
Serenely Artful Valley Cabins
Feldman Architects Have Designed the Ultimate Getaway Heaven
<
34
Modern Cabin Architecture
Modern Cabin Architecture
G.Natkevicius and Partners' Modern Design for the Kaunas Residence
<
33
Floating Lotus Cabins
Floating Lotus Cabins
Fiorella by Hyun-Seok Kim is Like a Whimsical Picnic Spot
<
32
weeHouse: $45k Pre Fab Home That's Cooler than Your Cabin
weeHouse: $45k Pre Fab Home That's Cooler than Your Cabin
<
31
Chic Fishing Huts
Chic Fishing Huts
Cabin Vardehaugen by Fantastic Norway
<
30
Top-Popping Cottages
Top-Popping Cottages
The Shadowboxx House Features an Attached Cabin with a Hinged Roof
<
29
Modern Wood Cabin Residences
Modern Wood Cabin Residences
The Skyward House by Kazuhiko Kishimoto is Contemporary and Woodsy
<
28
Outdoor Reading Retreats
Outdoor Reading Retreats
Dorte Mandrup Arkitekter Creates the “Read-Nest Cabin”
<
27
Pentagonal Eco Abodes
Pentagonal Eco Abodes
The Oyster House Caters to the Natural Environment of the Seaside
<
26
Pop-up Stargazing Cabins
Pop-up Stargazing Cabins
‘Carré d'étoiles' Have Transparent Sky Domes
<
25
Contemporary Shingle-Clad Cabins
Contemporary Shingle-Clad Cabins
This Eco-Resort is Disguised in Roofing to Sink into its Setting
<
24
Nature-Inspired Home Renovations
Nature-Inspired Home Renovations
This Wooden Home Evokes a Rustic Atmostphere
<
23
Stilted Cabin Retreats
Stilted Cabin Retreats
Endemico Resguardo Silvestre is Environmentally Conscious and Luxurious
<
22
Classy Glass Cabins
Classy Glass Cabins
The Ultra Modern Villa-K by Cell Space Architects is Tucked in the Forest
<
21
Illusory Log Cabins
Illusory Log Cabins
Phillip K Smith III's Log Cabin Design is Nearly Invisible in the Desert
<
20
Riverside Weekend Retreats
Riverside Weekend Retreats
The 'River House' by Ziger/Snead Architects Intersects Landscapes
<
19
Portable Log Cabins
Portable Log Cabins
OLGGA's Flake House is a Two-Piece Mobile Home
<
18
Spacious Lake Homes
Spacious Lake Homes
The Chicken Point Cabin by Olson Kundig Architects is Astounding
<
17
Contemporary Cabin Abodes
Contemporary Cabin Abodes
The Chimney House in Bosschenhoofd is Simple and Modern
<
16
Resourceful Corrugated Cabins
Resourceful Corrugated Cabins
Shelter/Pavilion is an Efficient Emergency Abode of Material Scraps
<
15
Floating Eco Cabins
Floating Eco Cabins
The Hill House by David Coleman Architecture is Small but Open
<
14
Two-Level Treehouses
Two-Level Treehouses
The Hechtel-Eksel Tree House by Baumraum is Environmentally Conscious
<
13
Ice Crystal Cabins
Ice Crystal Cabins
Mainehouse by FreelandBuck Establishes a Unique Site Interaction
<
12
Rustic Wheeled Getaways
Rustic Wheeled Getaways
'Rolling Huts' are Modern Alternative Camping in the Pacific Northwest
<
11
Recycled Rustic Retreats
Recycled Rustic Retreats
The Finland Micro Cabin is a Nature Lover's Dream Space
<
10
Wild Woodsy Homes
Wild Woodsy Homes
The ‘Tree House Porch’ by John Grable Architects is Divine
<
9
Cube Cabin Hotels
Cube Cabin Hotels
The Jaipur Rasa Resort Advertises a Luxurious Nomadic Experience
<
8
Single-Person Eco Homes
Single-Person Eco Homes
This Small Eco House by Renzo Piano is Fit for Just One Person
<
7
Luxury Steel Box Home on Stilts
Luxury Steel Box Home on Stilts
Delta Shelter
<
6
Portable Crate-Like Cabins
Portable Crate-Like Cabins
The Whangapoua Sled House is Designed for Adaptable Beachside Living
<
5
Budget-Friendly Bunkers
Budget-Friendly Bunkers
The Cabana Doe Bay is a Penny-Pinchers Paradise Retreat
<
4
Cantilevered Wooden Cabins
Cantilevered Wooden Cabins
Utriai Residence Holds an Impossible Position Lifted Up from the Lawn
<
3
Student Designed Domiciles
Student Designed Domiciles
Texas Tech Sustainable Cabin Makes a Laboratory of Eco Lodgings
<
2
Assembled Modular Abodes
Assembled Modular Abodes
The Mobile SmartHouse is Completely Prefabricated
<
1
All Terrain Cabin
All Terrain Cabin
Life In A Shipping Container
<