Strohbau Mlada Boleslav

Written by Herbert Gruber

Experimental building with raised textile roof and unrendered straw bale façade in front of a solid brick building core.

Key data

City:Mladá BoleslavCompletion:2003Type of Construction:straw bale wrappingDesign/ArchitectureAtelier SeaPossibility to visit:NoPress photos:No
Photocredit:Petr Suske
U-Value (Wall):W/m2KU-Value (Roof):W/m2KCategories:Load Bearing Big Bale, Projects Czech Republic,
More about this Straw Bale House

Experimentalgebäude mit abgehobenem texilen Dach und unverputzer Strohballenfassade vor einem massiven Gebäudekern aus Ziegeln.

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.