The cabin of Mac Dunstan and Linda Grob on a hillside near Seattle. They built the airy, ultra-modern 1,600-square-foot retreat for $500,000 four years ago.
Windows extend from floor to ceiling on three sides. "All we see is trees and mountains," Mr. Dunstan said.
The kitchen in Mr. Dunstan and Ms. Grob's cabin.
Jeff and Lois Shelden's Montana cabin resembles a 1930s-era Forest Service lookout and was built using only local or reclaimed materials.