LAST CALL ESBG 2017 in Venice / Italy: June 15 – 19, 2017

Stefano Soldati
Written by Stefano Soldati

Promopaglia is pleased to invite all the ESBA Community to the

ESBG 2017

which will take place in VeniceTerminal 103 from June 15th to June 19th 2017


Still with no ESBG2017 Ticket!?! Buy here!

Web tickets are available until June 11 at 6PM.
Then it will be possible to register directly at ESBG with a 20% extra cost…So, what are you waiting for?!


Here you can find the up-date complete program!


Thursday 15 June 9AM to 6 PM TOUR15 – 3 houses and Fournace Morandi Bortot

Monday 19 June 9:15AM to 6:15 PM TOUR19 – 4 houses 


Friday 16 june 11.30AM – 1.30PM  The American vision and its development: Athena & Bill Steen

Saturday 17 june 11.30AM – 1.30PM  The European vision and its development: Werner Schmidt

Saturday 17 june 3PM– 6PM   Round table “From the field to the house, What does straw mean?” with Daniela DucatoMichelangelo PistolettoFranco FassioSergio Danese

Sunday 18 june  11.30AM – 1.30PM  The European vision and its development: Barbara Jones


16 Round tables / 11 Workshop area / 24 Talk > Here the full program!

  • Friday 16 june 9.30AM – 11.30PM and 3AM – 7PM
  • Saturday 17 june 9.30AM – 11.30PM  
  • Sunday 18 june  9.30AM – 11.30PM

Round tables moderatorEmanuele Almagioni, Giacomo Borella, Federico Broggi, Marco CaffiLuc FloissacAndrea Fornasiero, Günther Gantioler, Herbert Gruber, Luca Guarneri, Sissy Hein, Eric Kuetgens, Barbara Jones, Carlo Micheletti Luciano Pilotti Andrea Rattazzi, Sergio Sabbadini Dirk Scharmer  and Mirko Taglietti

Workshop moderator: Andrey Byckhov, Cédric Daniel, Maddalena Ferraresi, Giovanna NardiniRikki NitzkinMichele RicciPaolo RobazzaMargareta Schwartz, Terraepaglia, Vladislav Titovich, Jean-Baptiste Thevard and Francesco Verzura

Talk speaker: Jorge Garcia Ascaso, Silvia Lucia Begni, Costante Bonacina, Paolo Boni, Alessio Colombo, Fabio Cova, Luc Floissac, Jessica Eyers, Carlo Micheletti, Luisa Molari, Raphael Petit, Jimmi Pianezzola, Donato Pirro, Francesco Marafini, Michel Post, Tiziana Monterisi, Giampaolo Pilloni, Elia Sbaraini, Dirk Scharmer, Beatrice Spirandelli, Mirko Taglietti, Casper van der Veen, Sam and Simona Vivers, Marcel Zwart


Sunday 18 4PM – 5:30PM: Presentations about the work of ESBA and its members (Skills and Research Database, European Map of Straw Bale Houses, European Projects (BuildStrawPro, UpStraw, Jump!, exchange of Knowledge).


The future of straw bale buildings in the vision of young architects: International competition 1000 Buildings X 1000 Municipalities

Sunday 18 june:

  • 3PM – 4PM: presentation of the projects
  • 5:30 PM: Award cerimony             

We’re organizing a sparkling stra-party…stay tuned!!



Registration: Please buy ticket here (Paypal or Bank Transfer) and fill this form.

Accomodations: ESBG2017 Participants are pleased to book the accomodations on their own, we got special conditions at two Camping (with places for tents/caravans or comfortable bungalows) and two hotels. Here you can find all informations to have the ESBG special prices!

Food: A catering-company will provide the food, also with vegetarian menù and special menù for people with intolerances or allergies.

For any more informations, please visit our website and don’t hesitate to write at

Can’t wait to see you all in Venice!!

Promopaglia Team

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Stefano Soldati

Stefano Soldati