Straw bale passive house in Wienerherberg

Herbert Gruber
Written by Herbert Gruber

A beautiful straw bale house, which was also awarded the Golden Trowel in 2008. With straw-bale insulated floor slab on point foundations.

Key data

Province:Lower AustriaCity:WienerherbergCompletion:2004Type of Construction:infill construction, prefabDesign/ArchitectureBauatelier Schmelz & SalomonCarpenter:Zimmerei Proksch WeilguniBuilding Costs:1200,- €/m2Possibility to visit:NoPress photos:No
Photocredit:Bauatelier Schmelz
Heating demand:12U-Value (Wall):W/m2KU-Value (Roof):W/m2KCategories:Infill Construction, Projects Austria, Straw Bale Baseplate, Straw Bale Roof,
More about this Straw Bale House

Ein sehr schönes Strohballenhaus, das 2008 auch mit der Goldenen Kelle ausgezeichnet wurde. Mit strohballendedämmter Bodenplatte auf Punktfundamenten

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.