hoop house
 

Fall 2015 | In collaboration with Zane Birenbaum, Timmy Khalifa, Matthew Radican, Somin Shim and Dingkun Wang.

Fall 2015, 4 weeks | In collaboration with Zane Birenbaum, Timothy Khalifa, Matthew Radican, Somin Shim and Dingkun Wang.

A portable, lightweight cold frame enclosure for a 12′ x 4′ raised garden bed to extend the growing season during winter in Homewood, Pittsburgh. The design evolves around a modular door panel to allow for maximum access.

Site: Faison Elementary School Garden, Homewood, Pittsburgh, PA

Constructed cold frame at Faison Elementary School Garden, Homewood, Pittsburgh, PA.

Hoop house constructed in four modules.

Conduits are bent to allow water flow for drainage.

Upper frame of door panel kept clear for wind flow and opening.

Door panel can be opened at a maximum 45° to allow large access for watering.

Side View

Side View

Interior View

Plan

Long Elevation

Short Elevation & Section

Exploded Axonometric

Construction Part List

Joints Detail

Assembly Diagram

Assembly Diagram

Access Diagram

Access Diagram

Design Team