Passive house in Leibnitz

Herbert Gruber
Written by Herbert Gruber

New brick building, passive house, with straw bales attached to the façade, which were then plastered directly.

Key data

Province:StyriaCity:LeibnitzCompletion:2008Type of Construction:straw bale wrappingDesign/ArchitectureBestandCarpenter:Stroh & LehmClay/Earth plaster:Stroh & LehmStraw Builder:Stroh & LehmPossibility to visit:NoPress photos:No
Photocredit:Virko Kade
U-Value (Wall):W/m2KU-Value (Roof):W/m2KCategories:Passive House, Projects Austria, Straw Bale Wrapping,
More about this Straw Bale House

Ziegelneubau, Passivhaus, mit an der Fassade angebrachten Strohballen, die dann direkt verputzt wurden.

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.