for a few weeks we have been working on the straw bale insulation for two apartment buildings in Lueneburg, northern Germany, designed by architect Dirk Scharmer ( For the month of September we are still looking for people to participate. 


  • At least physical fitness and interest in straw bale construction  Experience in construction, in the trade or in straw bale construction 
  • is an advantage  Work 
  • at least a whole week from Monday to Friday, preferably several weeks 
  • As a self-employed person, you can issue an invoice for your work 


We work between 7 and 10 hours a day, Monday to Friday  Hourly wage between €15.40 and €24.20 depending on qualification plus VAT 

Travel expenses are covered by the hourly wage  Accommodation is organized by us free of charge, food is NOT provided 

Working languages: German and English.  

You don’t have to bring your own tools; if you have one, you are welcome to bring your own tool box (meter, pencil, cutter, hammer, angle, drill,  bits, folding saw etc. / cordless impact wrench/cordless screwdriver if necessary). 

If you want to take part, please register as soon as possible using this  form: You are only scheduled if 

you receive a confirmation from us by e-mail. Please do not arrive  without confirmation. If you have any questions, please contact 

Greetings from the organizational team!

Video of the project:

Dirk Scharmer – Architekt
Lüner Weg 23
21337 Lüneburg