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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,Design,Environment,ICFF,Solar Power,Urban design | 2 Comments
Urban chickens have an elegant new housing option thanks to this awesome solar-powered coop we came across this week at ICFF . RAAD studio  from New York City has taken a departure from its usual style to create a thoughtful product that amateur urban farmers  will love. Shipped flat packed and easily assembled in one afternoon, the luxury chicken coop  has every feature a chicken needs to roost happily and lay delicious urban farm-fresh eggs.
Solar energy  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  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 
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 RAAD studio: http://www.raadstudio.com/
 urban farmers: http://inhabitat.com/stacked-glass-farm-is-a-collection-of-urban-greenhouses-in-the-heart-of-tokyo/
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 city dwellers: http://inhabitat.com/model-for-urban-farming-on-long-island/
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