Timber straw construction in St. Marein, Graz

Written by Herbert Gruber

Residential house in timber frame construction with OSB panel bracing and front-mounted, directly plastered straw façade.

Key data

Province:StyriaCity:St. Marein/GrazCompletion:2009Type of Construction:straw bale wrappingDesign/ArchitectureStroh & LehmCarpenter:Stroh & LehmClay/Earth plaster:Stroh & LehmStraw Builder:Stroh & LehmPossibility to visit:NoPress photos:No
Photocredit:Stroh & Lehm
U-Value (Wall):W/m2KU-Value (Roof):W/m2KCategories:Projects Austria,
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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.