Straw bale construction in Mariagaarde

Herbert Gruber
Written by Herbert Gruber

Round timber post and beam construction in Maria Gaarde/Belgium on point foundations with straw bale insulation: flood-proof.

Key data

City:MariagaardeCompletion:2001Type of Construction:infill construction, roundwood postsDesign/ArchitectureMark DepreeuwPossibility to visit:NoPress photos:No
Photocredit:Mark Depreeuw
U-Value (Wall):W/m2KU-Value (Roof):W/m2KCategories:Projects Belgium,
More about this Straw Bale House

Rundholz-Ständerbau in Maria Gaarde/Belgien auf Punktfundamenten mit Strohballendämmung: hochwassersicher.

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.