Straw bale house in Polling, Upper Austria

Herbert Gruber
Written by Herbert Gruber

Wooden post and beam construction with straw bale insulation in walls and roof.

Key data

Province:Upper AustriaCity:Polling im InnkreisCompletion:2002Type of Construction:infill constructionDesign/ArchitecturePlanungs büro SpreitzerPossibility to visit:NoPress photos:Yes
Photocredit:Erich Spreitzer
U-Value (Wall):W/m2KU-Value (Roof):W/m2KCategories:Infill Construction, Projects Austria,
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Holzständerkonstruktion mit Strohballendämmung in Wand und Dach.

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.