Roof insulation in Tyrol

Written by Herbert Gruber

The straw bales were covered with a layer of clay for fire protection.

Key data

Province:TirolCity:Telfs / TirolCompletion:2007Type of Construction:infill constructionDesign/ArchitectureBestandCarpenter:Roland Narr with support of Johannes ErlingerStraw Builder:Roland Narr with support of Johannes ErlingerPossibility to visit:NoPress photos:No
Photocredit:Roland NarrOwner Builders Contribution:Strohballen einbringen
U-Value (Wall):W/m2KU-Value (Roof):W/m2KCategories:Projects Austria, Straw Bale Roof,
More about this Straw Bale House

Die Strohballen wurden aus Brandschutzgründen mit einer Lehmschicht abgedeckt. Bilder: Roland Narr,

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.