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8 awesome urban chicken coops

By: Shea Gunther on Feb. 18, 2011, 10:30 a.m.
rectangular coop with red, grassy roof

Photo: Kippenhouse

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Kippenhouse

Like Mitchell Snyder's chicken coop, the Kippenhouse comes with a rooftop garden that allows you to house chickens without giving up gardening space. Traci — the founder and owner of Kippenhouse who likes to say on a first-name basis with clients — started her company after losing her job as an architect in Portland, Ore. Her husband's job relocated the family to Seattle and, driven by the need to design and create, she created the Kippenhouse. Her coops are modern and modular, easily changed to fit the setting.