Wild Modernity: Why a cabin in the woods is the home of the future

Tubular glass house wrapping around a tree by Aibek Almassov (image source)

Envision a cabin the woods. Maybe you’re seeing a Walden-esque cabin — overlooking a lake and nestled in a forest of pines. If you look closer, there are some antlers hung just below the A-framed rafters and a fireplace accompanied by a stack of freshly chopped wood. This rustic image stands in stark contrast to the idea of modernity. Present-day modernity is thought to exist…