Fachkraft Strohballenbau at FASBA, DE


The german national association of building with straw bales (FASBA) is a non profit organisation with about 130 members and is acting nation wide. The home address is The Ecovillage of Siebenlinden. Most activities are concentrated in Lüneburg with Dirk Scharmer. FASBA has the aim to promote building with straw. The means to do so are manyfold. For the scientific research FASBA has obtained approval as non profit organisation for its non commercial activities. Many activities as the realization of conferences, exhibitons and the establishment of regional groups are run by members of the organisation.

Preview: Seminars in Verden 2015

Norddeutsches Zentrum für Nachhaltiges Bauen in Verden/ Aller
Bildungswerkstatt Nachhaltigkeit e.V., www.biwena.de
in cooperation with FASBA e.V. www.fasba.de
in cooperation with NZNB GmbH, www.nznb.de

Professional Training for ecological building (german):

  • Introduction in straw bale building
  • Loadbearing straw bale building
  • Earthbuilding

Information about the Training “Fachkraft Strohballenbau”: PDF

Herbert Gruber

Written by Herbert Gruber

Herbert is author of the book "Neues Bauen mit Stroh" (New Building with Straw), head of the austrian strawbale network ASBN and partner in the Leonardo-project "Strawbale Training for European Professionals (STEP). As a collector he documents European straw bale buildings since 1999 on his website (database, german), in lectures, workshops and books.

Website: http://www.baubiologie.at