nogg chicken coop




chicken keeping has become hugely popular in the last 18 months, as it makes an ideal pet with benefits that delivers fresh eggs. upset by how ugly, poorly constructed and rudimentary chicken coops were, british duo matthew hayward (furniture designer and engineer) and nadia turan (creative director) have developed nogg, a modern chicken coop that appropriately takes on the shape of an egg. it has been designed to house between  2 – 4 chickens and is built to encourage domestic farming in any garden, urban or rural environment.  tent london 2010 was the first presentation of the coop to the public.



nogg chicken coop



nogg is engineered and crafted by hand in the UK, constructed from strong cedar wood, which emits a fresh scent and is naturally antibacterial. stainless steel trimming, locks and fasteners, along with an elevated glass dome, gives nogg a contemporary feel and also makes it reassuringly safe and durable. fresh eggs can be accessed through a large, easy to open hatch door, and the unit comes with a hidden portable wheel system for easy transport.



nogg chicken coop door detail


nogg chicken coop top view

nogg chicken coop elevated glass dome image © designboom



nogg chicken coop dome detail image © designboom



nogg chicken coop view through open dome into the coop



nogg chicken coop interior view image © designboom



nogg chicken coop


the specs: safe: fox proof locks, latches and fixtures easy to clean: with a large hatch, there is easy access to the removable base tray inside durable: cedar wood was chosen for its strength and durability. as nogg weathers it will get better with age name: nogg (prototype 01A) designed by: matthew hayward and nadia turan engineered and hand made by: matthew hayward date: september 2010 materials: sustainably sourced cedar wood, 316 stainless steel, glass and concrete base size: height – 1.2 m x widest diameter – 80 cm