Scandinavians stand staunchly by their green roofs, and their dedication to this ecological home feature has born an association (Scandinavian Green Roof Association) that actively encourages people to do the same. As much as these verdant rooftops are visually pleasing to the eye, they’re also very beneficial in terms of insulation, keeping homes cool during summer and warmer during winter.

Enjoy these images of green roof homes from all over Iceland, Norway, the Faroe Islands:

Menno Schaefer

Menno Schaefer

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Lindsay Snow

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Tanja Le

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Robert Snow

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Nick Fox

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Nick Fox

Scandinavian Green Roofs

Samy Berkani

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Nick Potter

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Marco Grassi

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