Straw bale octagon in Ecotopia (SE)

Herbert Gruber
Written by Herbert Gruber

The prefabricated wooden construction is filled with straw bales in a 14-day workshop in Ecotopia (Sweden) using the CUT technique

Key data

City:Tomelilla kommunCompletion:2013Type of Construction:infill & cut constructionClient:EcotopiaDesign/Architectureasbn - StrohNatur - EcotopiaCarpenter:EcotopiaStraw Builder:asbn - workshopPossibility to visit:NoPress photos:No
U-Value (Wall):W/m2KU-Value (Roof):W/m2KCategories:Hybrid System, Projects Sweden,
More about this Straw Bale House

Die vorgefertigte Holzkonstruktion wird im Rahmen eines 14tägigen Workshops in Ecotopia (Schweden) in CUT-Technik mit Strohballen gefüllt und mit Lehm verputzt, das Oktogon dient als Stall für Schafe und Ziegen.

Galerie Link: http://www.strohnatur.at/strohballen-rundhaus-in-ecotopia-se/

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.