Architecture & Interiors

Finnish Micro Cabin

Cabin connoisseurs take note: Helsinki-based design whiz Robin Falck dreamed up this stylish micro cabin and then built it by himself in just two weeks. Surrounded by green Nordic wilderness, this little slice of minimalist-modern comfort contains a tiny kitchen…

A Shower in the Trees

When this striking contemporary home on Canada’s Kootenay Lake was built on a steep slate site, 25 feet from the heavily wooded shoreline, the design team carefully calibrated its impact on its natural surroundings. Architect Jeremy Sturgess, principal of Calgary-based…

Pre-Fab Cabin on the Lake

Toss all your preconceived notions about prefabricated homes aside and take a fresh look at what cleverly designed homes, like this stunner on Idaho’s Lake Pend Oreille, have to offer.With its compact footprint, low environmental impact, rustic details and generous…

A Vail Chalet Built the Modular Way

Balz and Christina Arrigoni, owners of Vail-based luxury flooring company Arrigoni Woods, wanted a true family home where they could all spend time together. Architect Doug DeChant (of Douglas Miller DeChant Architects/Shepherd Resources) helped them build a spacious and innovative three-story…

A Classic Log Cabin

Last weekend we had the honor of judging the Summit County Parade of Homes, an annual home tour hosted by the Summit County Builders Association. Half the fun was driving around beautiful Summit County, Colorado, as the leaves turned from…

Dreamy Reading Nooks

See more of this cozy Montana retreat here. Photo by Audrey Hall.What's summer without a good book and a cozy place to curl up and daydream? The pages of Mountain Living offer plenty of ideas for transforming a corner of…

A Classic Mountain Cabin in Tahoe

Paul and Becky Bolt had an unusual source of inspiration for the alpine retreat they built on a two-acre site near Lake Tahoe. The couple envisioned a historically accurate cabin that would incorporate the style and traditions of Paul’s Prussian, Scandinavian and…

Best Baths Week: Day 5

Photo by Kimberly Gavin Location: Roaring Fork Valley, Colorado Wow Factor: Sculptural yet subtle fixtures and furnishings let the mountain view—framed by an oversized window—take center stage in this powder room. An amber-and-black vessel sink rests atop a custom vanity fashioned…

Best Baths Week: Day 2

Photo by Gibeon Photography Location: Park City, Utah Wow Factor: Rough-hewn ceiling beams and stone walls are de rigueur in traditional mountain lodges, but those same rugged elements can look clean-lined and contemporary, says this home's architect, Costantino Grandjacquet. "If we…