Straw bale architecture in Summerau/Upper Austria

Written by Herbert Gruber

2-storey straw bale house with covered terrace and barn extension and wall tempering in clay plaster.

Key data

Province:Upper AustriaCity:SummerauCompletion:2018Type of Construction:double post constructionDesign/ArchitectureAngelo  (Mai/Juni 2018), Martin Büchler, StrohNaturClay/Earth plaster:asbn, LehmkunstStraw Builder:asbn - austrian strawbale networkPossibility to visit:NoPress photos:No
Photocredit:Herbert Gruber
Residential acreage:160m2U-Value (Wall):0,14W/m2KU-Value (Roof):0,14W/m2KCategories:Infill Construction, Projects Austria, Straw Bale Roof,
More about this Straw Bale House

2-geschoßiges Strohballenhaus mit überdachter Terrasse und Scheunenzubau und Wandtemperierung im Lehmputz.


Photo: Angelo Ferrara

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.