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Media & awards

Cabin ANNA has captured the imagination of many design and nature enthusiasts. Over the years, Cabin ANNA has been featured in various reputable magazines and won different awards, including the esteemed 2021 Architizer A+ Project of the Year Award. See how nature conservation and design professionals embrace the award-winning design.

AHEAD Awards 2023

Cabin ANNA was pronounced winner of the ‘Lodges, Cabins and Tented Camps’ category at the AHEAD Awards Europe. Attracting 300 entries from over 22 countries, the AHEAD Awards Europe 2023 unveiled 18 industry winners at a glittering ceremony at Evolution, in London's Battersea Park on Friday 17th November. 

FRAME Awards 2023

ANNA Collection was selected as the first winner in 2023 by the international jury panel.  

World Hotel Building of the Year 2022 by World Architecture Festival

During the World Architecture Festival in Lisbon, ANNA Collection was chosen as Best Hotel Building of 2022, Worldwide! 

A+ Project of the Year Award 2021

In addition to taking home the Jury prize in the 2021 A+Awards’ Architecture +Small Living category, ANNA Collection was singled out for a prestigious Architizer A+ Project of the Year Award (New York). With the Project of the Year Award, Architizer honours five projects (chosen out of 5,000 projects worldwide) that champion architecture’s impact on everyday life. Past honourees include world-renowned designers and companies like Mecanoo (Francine Houben) and Zaha Hadid Architects (Patrik Schumacher).

ARC22 Innovation Awards - Dutch Architecture Awards 2022

ANNA Collection has been selected as one of the three most innovative architecture projects in the Netherlands by the prestigious Dutch Architecture Award ARC22. The jury praised the overall high standard, inventive technical solutions, refined finishes and the modular design, which reduces building time on site and allows the cabin to be easily removed leaving no tangible impact on nature.

Radical Innovation Award - 2017 Winner

​ANNA Stay was first acknowledged by The Radical Innovation Competition in 2017. Cabin ANNA was a conceptual design by Caspar Schols, fulfilling his mother’s dream to sleep under the stars in their backyard. The esteemed Radical jury recognized this project as both a realistic and futuristic idea that would change the hospitality industry.  

Video Coverage

Kirsten Dirksen 2023 - "Sliding home enlarges with railed-walls, underfloor bed & tub reveal"
Dezeen 2023 - "Caspar Schols creates reconfigurable Cabin Anna in Dutch park"
AA School of Architecture lecture "What came before? - Caspar Schols"
FRAME Awards 2023 - "This sustainable modular cabin provides user wellbeing"
Dezeen 2016 - "Sliding walls move to create various layouts inside Garden House by Caspar Schols"
Kirsten Dirksen 2018 - "Mechanical cottage moves receding facade with use/seasons"

Media Coverage

discovery+ episode

ANNA Collection was featured in the discovery+ series Make Yourself at Home

'A'A' Magazine special issue

In 2021, Cabin ANNA was one of the projects selected by Philippe Starck, invited by 'A'A' as chief editor of its 444 issue, which the French designer had chosen to dedicate to modular housing. 'A'A' found Cabin ANNA one of the most beautiful features of this issue. 

'A'A' decided to dedicate a special issue to the story of Caspar Schols and his ANNA cabins. In this issue: foreword by Ryan Dillon (Architectural Association School of Architecture in London); interview with Caspar Schols, by Christelle Granja; conversation with neuropsychologist Margriet Sitskoorn, by Andrew Ayers; interviews conducted by Caspar Schols with architects Kengo Kuma, Francine Houben (Mecanoo) & David Greene (Archigram).


  • Architizer - "Caspar Schols’ Kinetic “ANNA Stay” Cabin Opens Up to Nature With a Gentle Push"
  • Designboom - "ANNA cabin by Caspar Schols slides apart to open itself to nature"
  • Dezeen - "Caspar Schols develops Cabin ANNA from the garden shed he built for his mother"
  • Apartment Therapy - "This Prefab Cabin Is Like Three Houses In One"
  • ArchDaily - "Cabin ANNA by Caspar Schols"
  • Architektur Fachmagazine - "Wohnen, wie und wo es dir gefällt" (DE)
  • The Architectural Review (PDF) - "Typology Shed"
  • L'Architecture d'Aujourd'hui (PDF) - "Abri de choix" (FR)
  • Enki (PDF) - "transforms on a whim" 
  • The Guardian - "10 of the best eco-friendly places to stay in Europe"
  • Magnifissance - "Life in the open" (CN/EN)
  • NXTLVL Experience Design - Podcast: "Into the woods with Cabin ANNA, with Caspar Schols" 
  • Bo Bedre - "Harmonika Huset" (DK)
  • Marie Claire Maison - "L'home des bois" (FR)
  • ArchDaily - "Day Two Winners of The World Architecture Festival Announced"
  • Home Crux - Interview with Caspar Schols, World Architectural Festival winner 
  • Yatzer - "Caspar Schols takes the concept of lodging one step further with ANNA Cabin"
  • Enki - "Cabin ANNA Stay awarded World Hotel Building of the Year 2022"
  • Frame Awards - "The Anna Stay cabin is the winner of the FRAME Awards 2023's January round"
  • Het Laatste Nieuws - "Extreme Huizen" (NL)
  • Yanko Design - "Caspar Schols builds the latest iteration of the popular Cabin ANNA in a Dutch national park"
  • Kerry Tarnow - "This PREFAB HOME has Features I Had no Idea Were Possible!"
  • Yit - "College Student Builds a Movable House for His Mother"
  • Designboom - "Caspar Schols' ANNA becomes one with its natural surroundings"
  • Financieel Dagblad - "Een huis bouwen voor je ouders"
  • Daily Mail - "The incredible £380,000 wooden cabin that slides open so you can sleep under the stars"
  • Field Mag - "Cabin ANNA Transforms to Match the Weather (or Your Mood)"
  • Dwell - "This $480K Prefab Cabin Slides Apart to Reveal a Glass Enclosed Room"
  • Dezeen - "Video reveals reconfigurable cabin in Dutch national park"
  • UMB Development - "Ein Haus zum Ausziehen"
  • La Vanguardia - "Esta cabaña que se abre y se cierra con la fuerza de los brazos es el refugio perfecto"
  • Mag Tecture 
  • AIT - "Zweischalig Ferienhaus von Caspar Schols im Niederländischen Nationalpark de Biesbosch"
  • GG Magazin - "Cabin ANNA combines a love of design with being outdoors
  • Designboom - "Unconventional cabins blending nature and architecture"
  • Dwell - "This Slide-Open Prefab Was designed to Set Your Brain on Default Mode"
  • ELLE Décoration Québec - "La maison mobile, la vraie"
  • A+U Magazine - "Garden House"
  • Architizer - Special Mention Exterior Photograph
  • Forbes - "The World's 100 Best New hotels"
  • Dezeen - "Dezeen's top 10 cabins of 2023"
  • Architectural Association School - "AA alum Caspar Schols is published in L'Architecture d'Aujourd'hui"

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