Straw Bale House Database: Tour de Paille through France and Austria

Written by esba

Herbert Gruber from asbn – austrian strawbale network, also co-president of ESBA, presents the huge database of straw bale houses here on the website of ESBA – European Straw Building Association,
Thanks to the UP STRAW project, we were able to setup this searchable database. This is also a perfect place for inspiration, if you think about building a straw bale house.

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The European Straw Building Association is an independent European association, devoid of any profit making motive. The object of the Association is to promote and develop the use of straw, as a sustainable way of building in all the senses of the term “sustainable”: renewable, ecological, healthy, energy and climate efficient, social and economic.
The Association is a federation composed of organisations and people particularly concerned with the use of straw in buildings.