Passive House Fink

Herbert Gruber
Written by Herbert Gruber

This straw-bale passive house in Gleisdorf was awarded the 2009 Styrian Wood Construction Prize.

Key data

Province:StyriaCity:GleisdorfCompletion:2006Type of Construction:infill constructionDesign/ArchitectureHegedys & UllCarpenter:Lieb Bau WeizStraw Builder:Lieb Bau WeizPossibility to visit:NoPress photos:Yes
Photocredit:Herbert Gruber
Residential acreage:150m2Heating demand:14U-Value (Wall):0,10W/m2KU-Value (Roof):0,08W/m2KCategories:Passive House, Projects Austria,
More about this Straw Bale House

Mit dem steirischen Holzbaupreis 2009 ausgezeichnet wurde dieses Strohballen-Passivhaus in Gleisdorf.

Exterior walls ground floor
Slat plaster on reed mats / roughcast / timber construction / vapour barrier / straw bales as insulation / windbreak / timber construction / exposed formwork larch natural

Sheet metal roofing / lathing / counter lathing / sub-roof membrane / lathing / straw bales as insulation between rafters / vapour barrier / litter boarding / reed mats / clay plaster

Außenwände EG
Lehmputz auf Schilfrohrmatten / Rauschalung / Holzkonstruktion / Dampfbremse / Strohballen als Dämmung / Windbremse / Holzkonstruktion / Sichtschalung Lärche natur

Blecheindeckung / Rauschalung / Konterlattung / Unterdachbahn / Rauschalung / Strohballen als Dämmung zw. Sparrenlage / Dampfbremse / Streuschalung / Schilfrohrmatten / Lehmputz

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.