Guest house in Brittany

Written by Herbert Gruber

Martin Oehlmann has built this straw bale house with two holiday flats in Brittany. The I-beam construction was built with the active help of around 20 volunteers.

Key data

City:PlozevetCompletion:2006Type of Construction:infill construction, straw bale roofDesign/ArchitectureMartin OehlmannStraw Builder:Martin Oehlmann - workshopPossibility to visit:NoPress photos:No
Photocredit:Herbert GruberOwner Builders Contribution:Selbstbau mit freiwilligen Helfern
U-Value (Wall):W/m2KU-Value (Roof):W/m2KHeating/Ventilation System:Joetul Holzofen, Solaranlage mit FußbodenheizungCategories:Projects France,
More about this Straw Bale House

Martin Oehlmann ist einer der Strohbaupioniere Europas. Er hat in der Bretagne ein Strohhaus mit zwei Ferienwohnungen errichtet. Der Bau in I-Träger-Konstruktion entstand unter tatkräftiger Mithilfe von rund 20 freiwilligen Helfern. Die Lage am Meer in der Bretagne, die Wanderwege entlang der Küste und die Granitsteine machen einen Aufenthalt in diesem Strohballenhaus zum Erlebnis.

Info und Appartmentbuchung: ecovacancesbretagne.com (DE, FR, EN, NL)

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.