Next Straw Bale Workshops: How you can join us

Practical Building Site Workshops 2019

FULLY BOOKED! Easter Holidays 2019: 12.-26. April 2019 (STEP U2/U5-Practice): Straw Bale House Infill in Frauenkirchen in Burgenland (near Neusiedlersee): We insulate the wooden post and beam construction with straw bales. The single-storey house stands on a strip foundation insulated with foam glass, has a straw bale ceiling with ventilated green roof and is plastered inside with clay, outside with lime. Part of the existing old building will be integrated into the conversion and extension and insulated with reed mats. Trainer: Herbert Gruber, Toni Auer, Viktor Gach, Gerhard Scherbaum, Karin Julia Haas, Jakub Dyn and others.

Languages: deutsch/english

Participation on Workshop: € 160,-/Person; € 80,- for Students, Accomodation and Food included. The (one-time) Registry-Fee is for the whole Building-Site-Workshop or parts. Free for STEP-Trainees 2019 (U2/U5). Travelcosts are not included.

Start Infill (U2 Practice): Friday, 12. April 2019, 12:00, End 26. April, 17:00


7.-14. June 2019: Workshop in St. Georgen in Lavanttal, Carinthia: We build a straw bale house (with StrohNatur)!
Start: Friday 12:00, End: Fr 17:00
Program: Friday 7. June: Introduction in Straw Bale-Infill (in double post construction)
Saturday 8.- Fr 14. June: Straw Bale-Infill, Window insulation with hemp, plaster preparation with reed and Steico Underfloor, masking, wind- and airtightness, shaving and stuffing straw bales, elektricity in straw bale walls, installations, preparation for bath room, intermediate walls.

Participation on Workshop: € 160,-/Person; € 80,- for Students, Accomodation and Food included. The (one-time) Registry-Fee is for the whole Building-Site-Workshop or parts. Free for STEP-Trainees 2019 (U2/U5). Travelcosts are not included.

Start Infill (U2 Practice): Friday, 7. June 2019, 12:00, End 14. June, 17:00
Registration per EMAIL to: asbn@baubiologie.at (Straw Bale House St. Georgen)