One-family house Schmied House

Written by Herbert Gruber

Straw bale floor slab, larch wood façade, loam rendering

Key data

Province:VorarlbergCity:KapellnCompletion:2007Type of Construction:straw bale base plateDesign/Architectureah3-Architekten Johannes KieslingerPossibility to visit:NoPress photos:No
U-Value (Wall):W/m2KU-Value (Roof):W/m2KCategories:Projects Austria, Straw Bale Baseplate,
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Strohballen-Bodenplatte, Lärchenholzfassade, Lehmputz

About the author

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.