While restoring a Tudor farmhouse in Wickhambrook, London-based James Gorst Architects turned their attention, as well, to the creating a vegetable garden and mini-farm across the meadow from the main house at Wakelins. The result: a chicken coop that we wouldn't mind living in ourselves:
Photographs via James Gorst Architects.
Above: Flowering leeks, garlic, and leafy greens in the edible garden.
Above: The vegetable garden and chicken enclosure. (N.B.: Looking for more backyard buildings? For 153 photos of Garden Workshops, see our Gallery of rooms and spaces.)
Above: Meadow grasses flank a permeable path that aids drainage.
Above: Pebbles discourage weeds even as they encourage drainage. (N.B.: This is an update of a post originally published on July 8, 2010.)