Wrapping in Plank am Kamp, Lower Austria

Herbert Gruber
Written by Herbert Gruber

A small detached house in Plank am Kamp was wrapped with straw (thermally insulated) and plastered with lime in 2017.

Key data

Province:Lower AustriaCity:Plank am KampCompletion:2017Type of Construction:CUT+ wrappingDesign/ArchitectureStrohNaturClay/Earth plaster:Marta Rakowska & Manolis Ximeris (Minoeco)Straw Builder:asbn - austrian strawbale networkPossibility to visit:NoPress photos:No
U-Value (Wall):W/m2KU-Value (Roof):W/m2KCategories:Projects Austria,
More about this Straw Bale House

A small detached house in Plank am Kamp was wrapped with straw (thermally insulated) and plastered with lime in 2017.

Wrapping-Konstruktion and Infill: STEP Training

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.