10+ magical green roof Scandinavian houses that look like they’ve stepped straight out of a fairytale

Scandinavians take their green roofs very seriously. They’ve had them for a while and it doesn’t appear that they’re going anywhere. The Scandinavian Green Roof Association even holds an annual competition to determine the best green roof project in Scandinavia! But there’s a reason why Scandinavians adore green roofs… They are not only a lovely addition to any home, but they also provide numerous social, environmental, and financial benefits. To name a few benefits, they absorb rainwater, reduce winter heating costs, reduce summer air-conditioning costs, provide insulation, and are long-lasting.

Continue reading to see Bored Panda’s list of the most unique and beautiful living roofs in Scandinavia.

#1 Hofskirkja, Iceland

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#2 Vatnajökull Nationalpark, Iceland

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#3 Thjorsardalur, Iceland

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#4 Renndølsetra, Norway

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#5 Skalholt, Iceland

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#6 Norway

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#7 Torshavn, Faroe Islands

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#8 Saksun Village, Streymoy, Faroe Islands

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#9 Church Of Funningur, Faroe Islands

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#10 Mikladalur, Faroe Islands

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