Pavilion with unplastered thatched façade

Herbert Gruber
Written by Herbert Gruber

Experimental building by Paris Studio 1984 in Alsace, France, inspired by agricultural constructions.

Key data

City:Alsace, FrankreichCompletion:2013Type of Construction:infill constructionDesign/ArchitectureStudio 1984Possibility to visit:YesPress photos:No
Photocredit:Studio 1984Owner Builders Contribution:Selbstbau
U-Value (Wall):W/m2KU-Value (Roof):W/m2KCategories:Projects France,
More about this Straw Bale House

Experimentalbau des Pariser Studio 1984 in Alsace, Frankreich, inspiriert durch landwirtschaftliche Konstruktionen. Das Stroh stammt von regionalen Bauern und dient als CO2-Speicher. Ein smartes kleines Haus mit überzeugender Architektur.

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.