July 2019: Wrapping in Hopfgarten, Osttirol (Alps)

In the beautiful Defereggen Valley in the Alps a timber house waits to be insulated with straw bales and plastered with clay. In this particular case, we will wrap the house with straw bales from the inside.

Carpenter: Heinz Puxbaumer
Infill & Plaster: StrohNatur
ASBN Workshop in July

Building Site-Workshop: Wrapping and Clay Plaster

5-11 July 2019: Wrapping Workshop
Start: Friday 12:00, End: Thursday 17:00
The programme: Friday July 5th: Wrapping or straw bale infill training
Saturday 6 – Thursday 11 July: various straw bale wrapping techniques (CUT wall, planking, fixing straw bales with mouldings or knock-in dowels), preparation for plastering walls, windows and bathroom (shaving and stuffing straw bales, window insulation with hemp, preparation for plastering with reed stucco and Steico Underfloor, installation of plastering strips, masking windows, wind and air tightness)

13-18 July 2019: Clay plaster workshop
Start: Saturday 12:00, End: Thursday 17:00
The programme: Saturday 13 July: Clay plaster training (on straw bale wall and reed stucco)
Sunday 14th – Thursday 18th July: completion of plaster preparation for walls, windows and bathroom (window insulation with hemp, plaster preparation with reed stucco and Steico Underfloor, installation of plastering strips, window masking, wind and air tightness, substrate preparation for tiles with Fermacell, interior walls), clay roughcast

Language: German and English

Registration fee: € 160,-/80,- students and unemployed for the whole workshop or a part (free for STEP participants), catering and overnight stay included, travel expenses are not included. Attention: limited places!
Binding registration at asbn@baubiologie.at (as soon as you have paid the amount, you are registered)