This garden shed is Rene Dalmeijer’s first professional straw construction project. Construction took place mainly during a workshop in spring 2004 with, among others, the Dutch straw-building pioneers Jan Steenks and Martin Oehlmann. The house was commissioned by Maria den Hertog, who no longer lives there, to have a bedroom in the garden with a skylight with a view of the sky. It has a green roof and many recycled materials such as the doors, wooden floor and a small tilting window in the right side wall. The straw bale walls are stacked on their side and are load-bearing, both the inside and outside are finished with earth. The garden shed is located in an area that is part of a monumental cityscape and requires a permit. Obtaining the permit did not pose any problems due to the cooperative cooperation with the construction and housing supervision official.