If You Build It, They Will Cluck
North Carolina high schoolers take on a creating a sustainable small-scale housing solution—for hens.
In Bertie County, North Carolina, farming is a way of life. So when Emily Pilloton and Matthew Miller were searching for a project for the ten high-school juniors in their Studio H design-build class (the educational arm of their nonprofit organization, Project H Design), coops were a natural choice. “Chickens are part of all of our existences here,” Pilloton says, “but we wanted to look at them through a new lens.