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Herbert Gruber
Written by Herbert Gruber

This straw bale building was created during a one-week workshop led by ASBN. The building serves as a stable for the goats and sheep.

Key data

City:TomelillaCompletion:2013Type of Construction:infill constructionDesign/Architectureasbn/Strohnatur/EcotopiaStraw Builder:ASBN-WorkshopPossibility to visit:NoPress photos:No
Owner Builders Contribution:asbn-Workshop: Strohballen befüllen, Dachkonstruktion, Lehmputz
U-Value (Wall):W/m2KU-Value (Roof):W/m2KCategories:Projects Austria, Projects Sweden,
More about this Straw Bale House

This straw bale building was created during a one-week workshop led by the ASBN. The building serves as a stable for the goats and sheep. The builder was the Swedish environmental organisation Ecotopia under the leadership of Karin Malmgren.

Website Ecotopia (D, SE, E): www.ecotopia.se

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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.