For 120 years now, the Grabnerhof Professional School for Agriculture and Forestry in Admont, Austria, which specialises in grassland and forest management, Alpine agriculture, and direct marketing, has trained and prepared students for their lives on the job.
On approx. 3,125 m², a new stable complex made up of two buildings was erected. The stable is home for 170 cattle, 40 sheep and lambs, and 30 dairy goats, replacing the six existing stables. In addition, a visitor and a vet centre were established. The new buildings meets the highest standards of organic livestock farming.
Rubner Holzbau Ober-Grafendorf was responsible for the planning, production, delivery and assembly of the impressive glulam structure of the cattle bar including the cold roof construction. The wall panels in the stable are made from larch. The visitor centre was equipped with the tried and tested wall elements prefabricated at the factory. The roof including the rough boarding, roofing sheet, lathing, and counter-battening were prepared for future sheet metal roofing.
Location Admont, Austria
Glulam 325 m³
Contractor LFS Grabnerhof-Styria, Admont, Germany
Planning Planungsbüro Minichshofer, Enns, Austria
Timber construction Rubner Holzbau, Ober-Grafendorf, Austria
Photo rights Rubner Holzbau