The theme of the 2019 UP STRAW YEARBOOK is ’the straw experience to learn in’. It aims to inform and inspire you about the application of straw as a building material in schools and educational buildings.
The article we highlight today comes from Germany.
This is an interview with Virko Kade of OneStrawRevolution, construction practitioner and consultant for sustainable, experimental and ecological building
One of his specialisms is load-bearing construction. In the following interview he explains why every student of architecture and construction should learn about straw bale building in their general education. Virko talks about the advantages of load-bearing construction and why he has his seminar students build their own study.