the poultry project

Coop of the Day: Urban Poultry Service

February 24th, 2011

A team from Chicago’s ARCHEWORKS, an alternative design school that replaces traditional curriculum with real life problem solving by challenging students “to work in multidisciplinary teams with nonprofit partners to create design solutions for social and environmental concerns.”  Not only did they design a chicken coop, they created a model for community engagement, economic development and strengthening local food systems.

The Team:

Michelle Ruiz
Lindsay Banks
Luis Garcia
Philip Syvertsen
Eric Heineman
Jared Lauridsen
Christopher Korycki
Meredith Vlahakis

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