Old brick building with straw façade

Herbert Gruber
Written by Herbert Gruber

An old brick building was thermally renovated by adding a straw bale façade.

Key data

Province:StyriaCity:Graz-AndritzCompletion:2010Type of Construction:straw bale wrappingDesign/ArchitectureStroh & LehmCarpenter:Stroh & LehmClay/Earth plaster:Stroh & LehmStraw Builder:Stroh & LehmPossibility to visit:NoPress photos:No
Photocredit:Stroh & Lehm
U-Value (Wall):W/m2KU-Value (Roof):W/m2KCategories:Projects Austria, Straw Bale Wrapping,
More about this Straw Bale House

Ein Ziegelaltbau wurde durch das Vorsetzen einer Strohballenfassade thermisch saniert.

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.