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.