Celebrating the Cabin
Explore an Adirondack camp, a log home, a lakehouse, and a contemporary hideaway.
Synopsis: Think about your dream home. Do rocking chairs, pine-scented air, screened porches, and cracking hearths come to mind? If the answer is yes, you’ll love this virtual tour of four secret retreats. Adapted from a new book, “Back to the Cabin: More Inspiration for the Classic American Getaway” by Dale Mulfinger, this 22-page article peeks inside a nostalgic Adirondack camp, a renovated log cabin, a secluded lakehouse, and a cluster of light-infused sleeping shelters. An architect and noted “cabinologist,” Dale is known for his cabin designs throughout North America.
Adirondack Camp: A rustic but comfortable cabin pays homage to an architectural tradition
The Adirondacks in upstate New York have a rich architectural history of cabins, lodges, and other retreat buildings. Architect Nils Luderowski specializes in updating retreats with modern-day conveniences. From his firsthand knowledge of the Great Camps and other lesser-known retreats, he translates the scale, details, and…