Straw bale house with ECOCOCON panels

Written by Herbert Gruber

Createrra planned this passive house with ECOCOCON straw modules and had it built with a Slovakian carpentry firm.

Key data

Province:Lower AustriaCity:Bad Deutsch AltenburgCompletion:2012Type of Construction:prefab modulesDesign/ArchitecturecreaterraStraw Builder:ECOCOCONPossibility to visit:NoPress photos:Yes
Residential acreage:175m2Heating demand:12,5U-Value (Wall):0,12W/m2KU-Value (Roof):0,079W/m2KCategories:Prefab Straw Bale, Projects Austria,
More about this Straw Bale House

Createrra hat zahlreiche Passivhäuser mit ECOCOCON-Strohbau-Modulen geplant und mit einer slowakischen Zimmerei errichten lassen. Eines davon steht in Österreich, in Bad Deutsch Altenburg.

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.