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A Solar-Powered Chicken Coop That Old MacDonald Would Be Proud Of

Posted By Tafline Laylin On May 16, 2011 @ 8:38 am In Architecture,carousel showcase,ICFF,Solar Power,Urban design | 2 Comments

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Urban chickens have an elegant new housing option thanks to this awesome solar-powered coop we came across this week at ICFF [2]. RAAD studio [3] from New York City has taken a departure from its usual style to create a thoughtful product that amateur urban farmers [4] will love. Shipped flat packed and easily assembled in one afternoon, the luxury chicken coop [5] has every feature a chicken needs to roost happily and lay delicious urban farm-fresh eggs.



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Solar energy [7] is used to circulate air through the coop, which also features storage space for bedding and food, a comfortable perch for roosting, four private laying units that are easily accessible, and a slide out chicken run that facilitates easy cleaning. A rising number of city dwellers [8] are choosing to raise their own chickens; RAAD has capitalized on this with a product that ensures maximum comfort for both the birds and the people with minimum fuss.

+ RAAD [3]


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[1] Image: http://inhabitat.com/a-solar-powered-chicken-co-op-that-old-macdonald-would-be-proud-of/raad-coop-01/

[2] ICFF: http://inhabitat.com/icff

[3] RAAD studio: http://www.raadstudio.com/

[4] urban farmers: http://inhabitat.com/stacked-glass-farm-is-a-collection-of-urban-greenhouses-in-the-heart-of-tokyo/

[5] chicken coop: http://inhabitat.com/chic-modern-chicken-coop-with-living-rooftop/

[6] Image: http://inhabitat.com/a-solar-powered-chicken-co-op-that-old-macdonald-would-be-proud-of/raad-coop-02/

[7] Solar energy: http://inhabitat.com/solar-impulse-plane-prepares-for-first-international-flight/

[8] city dwellers: http://inhabitat.com/model-for-urban-farming-on-long-island/

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