First Viennese Straw Bale House

Written by Herbert Gruber

Flat and studio of the architects allmermacke in Vienna 6. Here, the entire roof over the newly built studio was insulated with straw bales on an existing garage.

Key data

Province:ViennaCity:WienCompletion:2003Type of Construction:straw bale roof/ceilingDesign/ArchitectureallmermackeCarpenter:Zimmerei WallnerPossibility to visit:NoPress photos:No
U-Value (Wall):W/m2KU-Value (Roof):W/m2KCategories:Infill Construction, Projects Austria,
More about this Straw Bale House

Wohnung und Atelier der Architekten allmermacke in Wien 6, 180 m2. Hier wurde auf einer bestehenden Garage das komplette Dach über dem neu errichteten Atelier mit 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.