09/15 Cabins, the New American Dream

A wooden home made from 60 locally sourced trees

A wooden home made from 60 locally sourced trees, featured in “Hide and Seek,” by Adolf Bereuter.

‘‘I’d spent six years in the city building online communities, and now I wanted to build one offline,’’ he writes in the book’s introduction. ‘‘Specifically, a place for a bunch of friends to be outdoors, somewhere we could be less preoccupied by our professions and more reliant on each other.’’ In these two sentences, Klein hits on all the major tropes — yearning, enterprise and idealism — that make cabins so desirable.

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Elaine Walker