After more than 50 years in the iconic Cliff May-designed “laboratory for Western living” in Menlo Park, we’re picking up stakes and moving our editorial and business operations to Jack London Square in Oakland, California.
Whether it’s thanks to Banksy or Basquiat or San Francisco’s Balmy Street murals, graffiti has become transgressively cool, and it can be a vibrant expression of urban energy and our multicultural heritage. But when it’s in our national parks? Not such a great idea, perhaps.
It isn’t everyday I stumble upon a chicken coop that’s equally sleek, creative, and water wise. Eager to learn about this drought-friendly design, I chatted with Santa Barbara architect, Alex Wyndham, to get the full scoop on Toro Canyon’s Chicken House.
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