15 Scandinavian Houses With Green Roofs Look Straight Out Of A Fairytale

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Scandinavians are serious about their green roofs. They’ve had them for a while now and it doesn’t look like they’re going anywhere. They even have a competition every year to determine the best green roof project in Scandinavia by the Scandinavian Green Roof Association! But there is a reason why Scandinavians like these green roofs so much… They are not only a beautiful feature for a house, but they also offer numerous social, environmental and financial benefits. They absorb rainwater, reduce winter heating costs, reduce summer air-conditioning costs, provide insulation, and are long lasting – just to name a few.

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1 Hofskirkja, Iceland

1 Hofskirkja, Iceland

Menno Schaefer

2 Norway

2 Norway

Robert Snow

3 Thjorsardalur, Iceland

3 Thjorsardalur, Iceland

Dominik Frings

4 Skalholt, Iceland

4 Skalholt, Iceland

Lindsay Snow

5 Renndølsetra, Norway

5 Renndølsetra, Norway

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6 Torshavn, Faroe Islands

6 Torshavn, Faroe Islands

Andrea Izzotti

7 Vatnajökull Nationalpark, Iceland

7 Vatnajökull Nationalpark, Iceland

Tanja Le

8 Saksun Village, Streymoy, Faroe Islands

8 Saksun Village, Streymoy, Faroe Islands

Nick Fox

9 Church Of Funningur, Faroe Islands

9 Church Of Funningur, Faroe Islands

Marco Grassi

10 Mikladalur, Faroe Islands

10 Mikladalur, Faroe Islands

Nick Fox

11 Island Of Streymoy, Saksun, Faroe Islands

11 Island Of Streymoy, Saksun, Faroe Islands

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12 Kvednafossen Waterfall, Norway

12 Kvednafossen Waterfall, Norway

Lars Neumann

13 Geiranger, Norway

13 Geiranger, Norway

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14 Norway

14 Norway

Slemulv

15 Norway

15 Norway

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