Hey there! I live in Southeastern NC and have been looking to build a good, solid coop for my future flock! Your post has been on my mind since I saw it back when you first posted the beginning of the year. I'm so excited to see how it's all come together!!
Would you be against it if my husband and I designed a coop using some ideas from yours? It gets so darn hot and humid in this state (especially down here by the beach!) so an open air coop is the best, I think. I'd love to have something similar to what you've got!
I would be delighted to see this design copied by other hot-climate chicken lovers.
This was my main inspiration: