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Design & Build public procurement procedure

The Design & Build procedure is reassuring for the Project Owner because it provides an impression of safety regarding the (...)

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A MOOC on straw construction

A Massive Open Online Course is an online learning programme, also known as a MOOC. The UP STRAW partners have written a (...)

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Monks build the largest straw bale building in southern Germany with their own wood and straw.

Interview with Brother Andreas Schmidt, OSB, project manager and representative of the builder "Benedictine Abbey Plankstette (...)

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National straw networks

There is a strong network of straw bale construction - nationally and internationally. In many European countries constructio (...)

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The largest renovation with Dutch straw

Interview with Wouter Klijn, Strobouw Nederland  What was the reason for renovating a sports hall with straw? In 2016, Strob (...)

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The Bale House

The 'Bale House' is the new Visitor Centre in Hastings Country Park. This unique straw building is in one of the most stunnin (...)

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Old Holloway straw passivhaus

Old Holloway is a private single family house in rural Herefordshire. It's a simple, modest, single storey dwelling with (...)

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Straw now integrated into BIM

12 walls representative of the main current practices in straw construction were modelled in BIM. The walls were described (...)

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Hastings Visitor Centre built with straw

The 'Bale House' is the new Visitor Centre in Hastings Country Park Nature Reserve, funded by Hastings Borough Council with (...)

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The biggest library dedicated to straw construction

The partners of the UP STRAW project have created a library of more than 400 publications dedicated to building with straw (...)

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Launch of a MOOC about building with straw : Building for change - Naturally

Six weeks of free training: time to build sustainably! MOOC Building for change - Naturally: training in straw construction  (...)

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When materials match pedagogy and values : Educational institution Emmanuel d’Alzon

Interview with Sébastien Girardeau (Dauphins architecture). Having looked at your work and achievements since 2007, I noted (...)

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Life Cycle Assessment and straw construction

Life Cycle Assessment, or LCA, is an environmental accounting and management approach that considers all the aspects of resou (...)

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Renovation of a sports hall with blow-in-straw technique

The municipality of Tilburg was very pleased to be invited by the National Straw Building Association of the Netherlands (...)

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School inner climate

What is comfort? The notion of comfort is a concept with a variable parameter that requires us to specify the context.   (...)