Perwarth – Revitalisation Vierkanthof

Herbert Gruber
Written by Herbert Gruber

With great attention to detail, this former square farmhouse was converted into a country residence for two families.

Key data

Province:Lower AustriaCity:PerwarthCompletion:2011Type of Construction:infill constructionDesign/ArchitectureBauatelier Schmelz & SalomonCarpenter:Kreativer Holzbau GmbHStraw Builder:Kreativer Holzbau GmbHPossibility to visit:NoPress photos:Yes
U-Value (Wall):0,10W/m2KU-Value (Roof):W/m2KCategories:Projects Austria, Renovation Refurbishment,
More about this Straw Bale House

Mit viel Liebe zum Detail wurde dieser eh. Vierkanthof zu einem Landsitz für zwei Familien ausgebaut. Der komplette Scheunenbereich wurde unter Beibehaltung der Dachkonstruktion mit system|haus-Strohballen-Wand- und Deckenelementen erneuert. 2011 erhielt der Planer die Auszeichnung “Goldene Kelle” des Landes Niederösterreich.

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.