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NewsNews • 30 Jun 2021

Vienna Straw Room explores the use of straw in an escape from the ordinary

In the former storage area of a brewery, which is adjoined to the backyard of a Viennese apartment building, Vienna Straw Room by studio heri&salli comprises five very unique guestrooms that follow the concept of recycling and reuse. Straw is the decisive working material here for the sleeping area – and the guest rooms as a whole. Hans Schubert The existing floor is a ripped concrete floor from the 60s treated, now levelled with Epoxyharz.   The boundaries of the room and sleeping areas have been defined with the help of construction steel grids, which  have been filled with straw – thus forming the nature of the room. Hans Schubert This structure functions as a basis for forming walls. From here,... More