LowCost Straw Bale Roundhouse in Upper Austria

Herbert Gruber
Written by Herbert Gruber

LowCost roundhouse project with reciprocal roof, straw bale insulated floor slab, walls and roof, diagonal boarding, reed stucco and clay/lime plaster.

Key data

Province:Upper AustriaCity:FrankengrubCompletion:2014Type of Construction:double post & cut constructionDesign/Architectureasbn/sylvia amszCarpenter:Mauricio Keller (reziprokes Dach)Clay/Earth plaster:asbn, MinoecoStraw Builder:asbn - austrian strawbale networkPossibility to visit:NoPress photos:No
Residential acreage:80m2U-Value (Wall):W/m2KU-Value (Roof):W/m2KCategories:CUT construction, Projects Austria, Straw Bale Baseplate, Straw Bale Roof,
More about this Straw Bale House

LowCost Rundhaus-Projekt mit reziprokem Dach, Strohballen gedämmter Bodenplatte, Wänden und Dach, Diagonalschalung, Schilfstukkatur und Lehm-/Kalkputz.
Trainer: Herbert Gruber, Marta Rakowska, Manolis Ximeris, Toni Auer, Mauricio Keller (reziprokes Dach)
Unterstützung: Junia Stirnimann, Katrin Donner, Sylvia Amsz

About the author

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.