Straw bale house extension in Pulkau/Lower Austria

Herbert Gruber
Written by Herbert Gruber

In the inner courtyard of an ensemble of houses in Pulkau, a new straw bale house is/was built in 2017.

Key data

Province:Lower AustriaCity:PulkauCompletion:2017Type of Construction:single post & CUT infillDesign/ArchitecturePMBrunner, MaissauCarpenter:Holzbau ErlingerClay/Earth plaster:asbn, LehmkunstStraw Builder:asbn - austrian strawbale networkPossibility to visit:NoPress photos:No
Residential acreage:80m2U-Value (Wall):W/m2KU-Value (Roof):W/m2KCategories:Infill Construction, Projects Austria, Straw Bale Baseplate,
More about this Straw Bale House

Im Innenhof eines Hausensembles in Pulkau wird/wurde 2017 ein neues Strohballenhaus errichtet. Siehe auch unsere STEP-Workshop-Galerie

Trainer: Herbert Gruber (Strohballen-Infill, Koordination), Marta Rakowska & Manolis Ximeris (Kalkputz), Toni Auer (Lehmputz), Junia Stirniman (Lehmputz, Holzarbeiten), Spyros Panagos (Wrapping), Eva Wimmer (Putzvorbereitung Lehm). Helfer: Jakub Dean (Strohballen-Infill), Viktor Gach (Erasmus-Intern)

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.