Herbert Gruber

President of ASBN – austrian straw bale network (Österreichisches Netzwerk für Strohballenbau). Author (Bauen mit Stroh, Neues Bauen mit Stroh in Europa), Research & development – partner at the Haus der Zukunft-Projekt “Wandsysteme aus nachwachsenden Rohstoffen” (together with GrAT and IBO); has established the “Virtual Building Site” in Ravelsbach in a House of the Future-Project, where he makes regularyly workshops since 2008; Partner inLeonardo da Vinci-STEP-project (with 9 European countries) and BuildStrawPro-Project (FR, DE, SK, AT) for Straw Bale Training for European Professionals. Board-member of ESBA (European Straw Building Association).

Services:

  • straw bale building consulting, straw bale builder
  • sustainable/ecological building-consultance, building physics
  • construction planning
  • workshop-trainer (straw bale, COB, clay plaster)
  • straw bale insulation for new buildings and renovation (wrapping)
  • COB and clay plaster