Written by Wouter Klijn


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Completion:2005Type of Construction:timber frame construction in-fill in with straw balesClient:privateDesign/ArchitectureEnno WiersmaStraw Builder:RAM strobouwPossibility to visit:NoPress photos:No
Residential acreage:27m2U-Value (Wall):W/m2KU-Value (Roof):W/m2KCategories:Projects Netherlands,
More about this Straw Bale House

This is a senior residence as an extension to an existing house that Enno Wiersma designed for his parents. In this extension there is a bedroom and a bathroom. The walls are constructed with a timber frame, with both the walls and the roof insulated with straw bales. The inside is finished with earth, the outside with a lime plaster. A earth brick heating wall has been placed on the inside in connection with moisture regulation and the plasterwork has been applied in 3 colors.

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Wouter Klijn