New construction of the upper storey in straw construction method

Herbert Gruber
Written by Herbert Gruber

Insulation of the façade with 16 cm EPS, new construction of the top floor in timber frame construction with straw bale insulation.

Key data

Province:Lower AustriaCity:PressbaumCompletion:2008Type of Construction:infill constructionDesign/ArchitectureIngenieur büro DI Fritz BrandstetterPossibility to visit:NoPress photos:No
Photocredit:DI Fritz Brandstetter
Heating demand:52U-Value (Wall):W/m2KU-Value (Roof):W/m2KHeating/Ventilation System:Kontrollierte Wohnraumlüftung, Thermische Solaranlage für Warmwasser und HeizungsunterstützungCategories:Projects Austria,
More about this Straw Bale House

Dämmung Fassade mit 16 cm EPS, Neuerrichtung des Obersten Geschoßes in Holzriegelbauweise mit Strohballendämmung, Scheibenverglasung

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.