Budget Breakdown: An Architect Builds a New Chicken Coop For Less Than $1.5K

Budget Breakdown: An Architect Builds a New Chicken Coop For Less Than $1.5K

By Kate Reggev
Designed for his son’s school in Tucson, Arizona, architect Gideon Danilowitz builds a low-cost chicken coop suitable for the desert climate.

Tucson, Arizona–based architect Gideon Danilowitz took the required 40 hours of volunteering at his son’s school very seriously—so seriously, in fact, that he designed and helped build a new chicken coop for the school. He sought to provide plenty of shade for the birds while allowing breezes to enter and further cool the space.

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