10+ Scandinavian Houses With Green Roofs Look Straight Out Of A Fairytale

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.

Keep on scrolling to take a look at Beauty of Planet Earth‘s compiled list of the most unique and beautiful living roofs in Scandinavia.

#1 Hofskirkja, Iceland

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#2 Thjorsardalur, Iceland

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#3 Skalholt, Iceland

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#4 Vatnajökull Nationalpark, Iceland

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#5 Renndølsetra, Norway

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#6 Norway

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#7 Saksun Village, Streymoy, Faroe Islands

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#8 Torshavn, Faroe Islands

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#9 Church Of Funningur, Faroe Islands

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#10 Mikladalur, Faroe Islands

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