Detached house in Mautern

Herbert Gruber
Written by Herbert Gruber

Certified straw bales are used as insulation for the house, and the living climate is additionally enhanced by the clay plaster wall.

Key data

Province:Lower AustriaCity:MauternCompletion:2013Type of Construction:infill constructionDesign/ArchitectureKreativer HolzbauCarpenter:Kreativer Holzbau GmbHStraw Builder:Kreativer HolzbauPossibility to visit:YesPress photos:No
Residential acreage:161m2U-Value (Wall):W/m2KU-Value (Roof):W/m2KCategories:Projects Austria,
More about this Straw Bale House

Als Dämmung werden für das Haus zertifizierte Strohballen verwendet, durch den Lehmputzwand wird das Wohnklima zusätzlich aufgewertet.

About the author

Herbert Gruber

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.