Scandinavian Green Roof Award

The Green Roof Award has been given out annually to the best green roof project in Scandinavia since the award's inception in 2000, as an initiative of The City of Malmö. The award is intended to inspire the Scandinavian green roof market toward excellence and to raise public and professional awareness about the multiple benefits of green roofs.

Green Roof Award Winners


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sergels

2020

Sergelhuset

Location: Stockholm, Sweden
Developer: Vasakronan


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Copenhill2_SLA

2019

Amager Bakke &
Amager Resource Center

Location: Copenhagen, Denmark
Developer: SLA & BIG


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moss

2018

The Greenest of the green

Location: Helsinki, Finland
Developer: TA Companies Ltd (TA-yhtiöt)


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Panum-Instittutet.-Foto-credit.-SLA

2017 (CO-WINNER)

Panum Institute

Location: Copenhagen, Denmark
Developer: C.F. Møller Architects


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Oh-Boy.-terrace-view.Foto-credit-SGRI

2017 (CO-WINNER)

Ohboy

Location: Malmö, Sweden
Developer: Hauschild + Siegel


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Skärmavbild 2019-11-16 kl. 00.08.11

2016

Egedal City Hall &
Health Care Center

Location: Egedal, Denmark
Developer: Egedal Kommune


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Sidan1

2015

Koggen

Location: Malmö, Sweden
Developer: MKB Fastighets AB


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novo

2014

Novo Nordisk

Location: Bagsværd, Denmark
Developer: Henning Larsen Architects

Green roof projects from all Scandinavian countries are eligible for nomination

The criteria for judging the winner of the award are:

Biodiversity
The variety of plants species and animals, and specific design for habitat replication.

Water
How the green roof utilizes rainwater and / or been part of the strategy for climate change adaptation.

Recreational value
To which extent the green roof offers recreational values.

Sustainability
Material selection that supports circular economy and does not include materials with a heavy environmental impact.

Spectacular and innovative design, and / or multi-functional design concepts.

Application

Application for the Green Roof Award must be sent to info@new.green-roof.org using the template (download below) no later than November 30th, 2021. Don't forget to attach photos of the site (please also include the name of the photographer)!  If you also have video of the site that would be most welcome.