Aug. 2018: Straw Bale House Andrea & Sebastian, Ernstbrunn, Lower Austria

In Dörfles 15 in Ernstbrunn this 94 m2 Straw Bale House will be built in July/August 2018

Building Site Workshop: 2018, August 03–17 
we insulate the straw bale house and plaster it with clay.
skills to learn:
straw bale-Infill CUT- and Infill-construction, natural window insulation & plasters (clay/earth)

Languages: deutsch/english

Participation on the Workshop (Basic knowledge in straw bale infill is fine): € 80,-/Person; € 50,- for Students, food and accomodation included. The (one time) registration fee is for the whole Building-Site-Workshop as well as for part 1 (Infill) or 2 (clay plaster) alone. Free for STEP-participants (U2).

Begin Infill (U2): Friday, 3. August, 12:00, End 10. August, 17:00
Begin Clay Plaster (U5): Monday 13. August, 10:00, End 17. August 17:00

REGISTRATION per EMAIL to: (Ernstbrunn)

Design – Viviana Schimenti & Angelo Ferrara
StrohNatur, Martin Büchler & Straw Bale House with Terrace
Toni Auer: Lehmputz
Sonnenklee: Bio-Strohballen

Gallery Straw Bale Roof-Infill:

Base plate, Cutting and Construction:

Neue Pläne: Angelo Ferrara & Viviana Schimmenti:


Preliminary Study by Angelo Ferrara & Viviana Schimmenti (StrohNatur)

Pläne und Skizzen von Sebastian und Andrea Schmid