Unveiled this past summer, the twelve new cabins at Haida House on Haida Gwaii—the remote, emerald archipelago off the coast of British Columbia—look out onto the Hecate Strait, 1,30 kilometres of open water stretching to the mainland.
The firm’s name, taken from the flower that turns toward the sun, reflects this devotion to finding the extraordinary. Nowhere is that more on display than in Heliotrope’s Buck Mountain Cabin.
It’s about rediscovering things obscured from our view by the grind of the city and the social media algorithm.
Remarkably, when deciding how to expand the property, the architects decided to go up instead of out.
Each of these Alberta chalets and cabins has a unique character that will make you want to stay forever.
Often built offsite, shipped to your front door (or wherever you want), and quickly assembled, prefab structures promise the relief of extra space without the headache of a traditional renovation.
A list highlighting camping, architecture, and lodges that celebrate the natural beauty of Quebec.
Camping (or lately, glamping) has long connected travellers with remote destinations, but another solution, the geodesic dome, is popping up to push boundaries even further. But the design behind these domes is nothing new.
While we don’t recommend escapism for all your city-borne ills, having a place to go that is outside the sphere of your everyday life has its obvious benefits.