Building houses with straw

Straw is an interesting building material:

a renewable, raw material, ecologically, economically, abounding. Bricked like giant stones, straw bales provide an excellent heat insulation and a healthy indoor climate. The film shows the current status of this new construction method in Germany. A house in Lower Saxony is accompanied through its construction process, further examples of straw bale houses explain design options. In the interviews clients, architects and experts answer important questions.

  • German
  • 09/2004
  • Malcolm St.Julian Bown, Heidi Snel
  • Heidi Snel
  • Heidi Snel