Straw construction is coming of age – La construction paille arrive à maturité

Written by esba

For a long time confined to self-construction, straw construction finally seems to be coming out of the shadows, thanks in particular to public procurement. After conclusive tests of fire resistance, straw building projects for public reception facilities (ERP) are multiplying.

Longtemps cantonnée à l’auto-construction, la construction paille semble enfin sortir de l’ombre, notamment grâce à la commande publique. Après des tests concluants de résistance au feu, les projets d’établissement recevant du public (ERP) en paille se multiplient.

Director: Baptiste Clarke


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The European Straw Building Association is an independent European association, devoid of any profit making motive. The object of the Association is to promote and develop the use of straw, as a sustainable way of building in all the senses of the term “sustainable”: renewable, ecological, healthy, energy and climate efficient, social and economic.
The Association is a federation composed of organisations and people particularly concerned with the use of straw in buildings.