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Owner:Oekostation Prenzlau, Andreas Knoll
Contact Name:Andreas Knoll
Mailing address:
 Prenzlau,   17291
Structure Location: Am Scharfrichtersee 2a
 Prenzlau,   17291
Phone:03984 806000
Web site:

Type of Structure: Non-Loadbearing seminarroom, office
interior size: 158 sq meter
Number of stories: 1
Built primarily by: workshop participants

Open to visitors by appointment.
Architect/Designer:Friederike Fuchs
 Dieffenbachstrasse 32
 Berlin, x 10967

Builder:Britta Imhoff
 Görlitzer Strasse 36
 Berlin, x 10997

Foundations and Floor: Fundation: Stripe fundation (concrete) Floor: Hemp insulation with clay, osbboard finish
Exterior Finish:
    Lime Plaster
Interior Finish:
    dry wall
Plaster was applied:
    Directly to the bales
Plaster application method:
    By hand, with trowels
Were the bales pinned?:
    no pinning
Bale type:
Bale dimensions: 350 mm X 500 mm X 1000 mm
Straw type(s) used:
Bale Orientation:
    Bales on edge

Insured?: yes
Mortgaged?: no

Unique features: the office builds floor plan in eggshape.

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