Written by Wouter Klijn



Fertigstellung:2010 Bauweise:timber frame construction in-fill in with straw bales Entwurf & Planung:BB architecten Besichtigung:Nein Pressebilder:Nein
U-Wert (Wand):W/m2K U-Wert (Dach):W/m2K Kategorien: Projects Netherlands,

A house made of straw bales, building materials of yesteryear combined with modern techniques of the present stands for building for a sustainable future. Driven by energy efficiency and sustainability, Johan Dijkstra and Marjo Drent are self building the extension of their straw house. Additional advantages of straw are the pleasant vapor-open living environment, the high insulation and the limited costs.
The special cradle to cradle design was created together with architect Terry van Tilburg of BB architecten.
The foundation of the extension is innovative, made of well-insulating foam concrete, which makes it possible to create an equilibrium construction and save an expensive pile foundation. Furthermore, the house is now equipped with solar panels.

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Wouter Klijn