Apartment house in Hart-Purgstall

Written by Herbert Gruber

The apartment building with four residential units on two floors was insulated with certified straw bales.

Key data

Province:Lower AustriaCity:Hart-PurgstallCompletion:2013Type of Construction:infill constructionDesign/ArchitectureArch. DI Ralf HollomeyCarpenter:Kreativer Holzbau GmbHStraw Builder:Kreativer Holzbau GmbHPossibility to visit:YesPress photos:No
Residential acreage:226m2Heating demand:30U-Value (Wall):0,12W/m2KU-Value (Roof):0,12W/m2KCategories:Projects Austria,
More about this Straw Bale House

Das Mehrfamilienhaus mit vier Wohneinheiten auf zwei Etagen wurde mit zertifizierten Strohballen gedämmt.

About the author

Herbert Gruber

Herbert is author of the book "Neues Bauen mit Stroh in Europa" (New Building with Straw in Europe), head of the austrian strawbale network ASBN and partner in the Leonardo-project "STEP" (Strawbale Training for European Professionals) and the Erasmus project "BuildStraw Pro" (a project to get formal national recognition of the training) and "Make your City Smart". As a collector he documents European straw bale buildings since 1999 on his website (database, german), in lectures, workshops and books.