Load-bearing straw house with big bales near Feldbach

Herbert Gruber
Written by Herbert Gruber

Key data

Province:StyriaCity:St. Margarethen a d. RaabCompletion:2009Type of Construction:Lasttragend, GroßballenDesign/ArchitectureStroh & LehmCarpenter:Andreas StephanitzClay/Earth plaster:Stroh & LehmStraw Builder:Stroh & LehmPossibility to visit:YesPress photos:No
Photocredit:Virko Kade
U-Value (Wall):W/m2KU-Value (Roof):W/m2KCategories:Load Bearing Straw Bale, Projects Austria,
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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.