Straw bale house near Gmünd

Written by Herbert Gruber

This straw bale house addition was built in two new workshops, the construction including the straw bale ceiling was erected and the house was insulated with straw bales and plastered with clay and lime.

Key data

Province:Lower AustriaCity:GmündCompletion:2020Type of Construction:Double and Singlepost-ConstructionDesign/ArchitecturePeter FleischhansClay/Earth plaster:asbn, Michael Fischer, Toni AuerStraw Builder:asbn - austrian strawbale networkPossibility to visit:NoPress photos:Yes
Photocredit:Herbert Gruber
Residential acreage:100m2U-Value (Wall):W/m2KU-Value (Roof):W/m2KCategories:Infill Construction, Projects Austria, Straw Bale Roof, Straw Bale Wrapping,
More about this Straw Bale House

In Neunagelberg bei Gmünd wurde der erste Strohballenhaus-Zubau für und mit dem StrohNatur-Mitarbeiter Peter Fleischhans im Herbst 2019 errichtet. In zwei neuen Workshops 2020 wurden die Konstruktion samt SB-Decke für die zweite Haushälfte errichtet sowie die erste Haushälfte mit Strohballen gedämmt und verputzt.

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.