Straw Bale House in Genk, Belgium

Written by Herbert Gruber

asbn was invited to make a CUT-construction with straw bale infill in Belgium, where 4 trainers worked the first half of October 2016.

Key data

City:GenkCompletion:2017Type of Construction:round wood & cut constructionClay/Earth plaster:Dries Cox (owner)Straw Builder:asbn - austrian strawbale networkPossibility to visit:NoPress photos:No
Photocredit:Herbert Gruber
Residential acreage:110m2U-Value (Wall):W/m2KU-Value (Roof):W/m2KCategories:Projects Belgium,
More about this Straw Bale House

asbn was invited to make a CUT-construction with straw bale infill in Belgium, where 4 trainers worked the first half of October 2016.
Team: Herbert Gruber, Jakub Dean, Spyros Panagos. With the help of the owner Dries Cox, who also made the roundwood-construction.

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.