Backyard chickens meet contemporary design! As the backyard chicken revolution goes mainstream, more and more chicken owners are elevating their coops from purely functional to downright fabulous. Reinventing the Chicken Coop presents 14 complete building plans for the DIY chicken-keeper who knows form is as important as function.
Matthew Wolpe and Kevin McElroy have compiled their own original designs, along with a few of their fellow designers’ creations, for chic and sustainable chicken housing. The plans are as innovative as they are inspired, with coops that feature a water-capturing roof, mid- Modern architecture, a built-in composting system, and a green-roof garden. Sizes range from the Modern Mobile Chicken Coop and Tractor designed to house just a couple of chickens in a small urban plot to the Pallet Coop, housing a small-farm flock in a suburban backyard. Complete step-by-step building plans are accompanied by full-color photographs and detailed construction illustrations.
There are designs for all levels of DIY builders, from beginners to expert. The result is the hippest chicken coop book ever to hit the market. Backyard chickens have never had it so good!