The Cabin

Inspiration for the Classic American Getaway

The Cabin

By:  Mulfinger, Dale
Davis, Susan E.

9781561586448
Product ID:  070725
$24.95 Paperback
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04/01/2003
Taunton Press

9.5 X 10.0 in
256 pg



ARCHITECTURE / General
HOUSE & HOME / House Plans

"The Cabin is our heart's retreat" write the authors, and what a wonderful place to escape to.

Building on the theory that less is more, The Cabin takes this idyllic retreat from mind's eye to reality--with striking photographs and ample charm.

In this one-of-a-kind book, you'll discover an amazing array of design styles and materials -- from sticks and stones to sheet metal and glass. You'll find 37 inspirational cabins from all over the country showing how people are building, reclaiming and transforming this unique American dwelling. The Cabin celebrates the appeal of this unique form or retreat, providing inspiration and practical ideas for realizing your own cabin dream.

Based on design, shape, age and material, the cabins are divided into four distinct styles: rustic, traditional, modern and transformed. Whatever the style, each is a classic American getaway. The Cabin features:

  • 37 inspirational cabins from around all over the country.
  • Nearly 250 photographs and 50 illustrations
  • Detailed descriptions, site plans, and floor plans

"Hark back to the basics and discover 37 unique cabins across the country.... All are so inviting, you'll want to grab the marshmallows and head to the woods."


Minnesota architect and renowned "cabinologist" Dale Mulfinger has designed cabins all over North America. Principal emeritus of SALA Architects, Dale is a fellow of the American Institute of Architects and the author of five books, including the best-selling The Cabin and Back to the Cabin, both published by The Taunton Press.

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