the poultry project

Coop of the Day: coop de ville

January 27th, 2011

Erica Chladova and Richard C Preston, partners at Archriot and graduates of Cornell University’s College of Architecture, designed the coop de ville with chicken happiness in mind.  A transparent corrugated roof, elaborate water collection system, ample nesting boxes, and plenty of perch space are some of the features of the coop de ville.

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Coop of the Day: Elementi 6 + 9 Accessori

January 11th, 2011

Alessandra Bolis, an architecture student from Italy, designed this colorful, flatpak coop.

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Coop of the Day: Cart Coop

January 7th, 2011

Shopping cart meets urban agriculture in this ingenious chicken coop design by New Orleans design firm, Crooked Architecture.  Zach Lamb and Carey Clouse worked together to find a new use for the shopping cart – a portable, pretty home for a small (1 0r 2) flock of backyard hens.  A favorite of the design competition jury, the Cart Coop won over the visitors at the exhibition and took home the People’s Choice Award for favorite chicken coop design.

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Coop of the Day returns after holiday break!: Bamboo Coop

January 6th, 2011

Tri Dang, a student Orange Coast College, designed this thatched coop after researching traditional Ugandan methods of shelter design and construction.  This egg shaped coop was a favorite of the judges for its simplicity and beauty.

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