Call for Nominations for the 2017 Scandinavian Green Roof Prize

Scandinavian Green Roof Institute in Malmo announced a call for Nominations For the 2017 Scandinavian Green Roof Prize (Link to Prize) The Deadline is September 19. There are several criteria for award, the following information is from the website of Scandinavian green roof Institute (read more):

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. 



Environmental evening “Green areas in city” / Miljøkveld “Grønne byområder”

Today I gave a presentation for the Environmental evening about “Green areas in city”
Place: Stammen cafe, Trondheim, Norway


Among the presenter were Ole Reitan from ABC Natur (a presentation about the importance of having a diversity in green urban areas) and Erik Brenna from Bioveier i byen (a presentation about how to construct a wildlife friendly garden and about the work Bioveier i byen does in Trondheim).

Organizers: Naturmangfoldgruppen i Naturvernforbundet i Trondheim (from Norwegian: Nature biodiversity group in Nature Conservation Association in Trondheim) and Bioveier i byen (from Norwegian: Bio ways in city).

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Start of competition: The Greenest Garden of the Year 2017 in Trondheim, Norway

Start of competition “The Greenest garden of the year 2017″  in Trondheim, Norway (in Norwegian: Årets grønneste hage Trondheim 2017) is a local garden competition in Trondheim city area. Norwegian association “Bioveier i byen” with support of administration of Trondheim city (in Norwegian: … Continue reading

List of visited green roofs

01 Green roof in Oslo / Lovisenberg diakonale høgskolen

02 Green roof in Oslo / Haraldrud Gjenvinning /Part 1

03 Green roof in Oslo / Pilestredet Park 25

04 Green roof in Oslo / Sørengkaia 65

05 Green roof in Oslo / Pilestredet 41

06 Green roof in Oslo / IT Fornebu Inkubator As -Statoil

07 Green roof in Oslo / Stensberggata 10-14

08 Green roof in Oslo / Pilestredet Park 20

09 Green roof in Oslo /University of Oslo, Blindern

10 Green roof in Oslo /Sørenga 1

11 Green Roof in Oslo / Sørenga 1, another building

12 Green roof in Oslo / Sognsveien barnehage – kindergarten

13 Green roof in Oslo / Solbærtorvet barnehage – kindergarten

14 Green roof in Oslo / Aker Brygge

15 Green roof in Oslo / Barcode project – KLP Bygget

16 Green roof in Oslo / Barcode project – MAD bygget

17 Green roof in Oslo / Alfaset krematorium (cremation center)

18 Green roof in Oslo / Kværnerbyen

Master thesis text and presentation

I had defense of master thesis at 29 of August 2016. Thank you to my supervisor Stefanie Reinhardt and my internal censor  Professor Arvid Odland and external censor Siri Lie Olsen.

Link to the Master thesis:

Link to the Presentation:

18 Green roof in Oslo / Kværnerbyen

18 Green roof in Oslo / Kværnerbyen

New roof from Bergknapp AS was installed in 2013 in new district in Oslo.       Video about Kværnerbyen Kværnerbyen project

17 Green roof in Oslo / Alfaset krematorium (cremation center)

17 Green roof in Oslo / Alfaset krematorium (cremation center)

Extensive green roof of cremation center was installed in 2009 by Vital Vekst. Area is 1050 sq.m. A lot of different extra species, birch trees and onions are found.                

16 Green roof in Oslo / Barcode project – MAD bygget

16 Green roof in Oslo / Barcode project – MAD bygget

Green roof is from Vital Vekst. Building project made by Norwegian architect company MAD (Moderne Arkitektur og Design AS). Construction company is Bundbygg AS. End of construction is 2014. Project description in article: Bjorvika environmental report (in Norwegian): … Continue reading

15 Green roof in Oslo / Barcode project – KLP Bygget

15 Green roof in Oslo / Barcode project – KLP Bygget

Nice big roof on the roof of KLP Bygget which is part of Barcode project! View to the construction site and sea. Green roof producers is Vital Vekst AS. My study part was small extensive part of the roof, which … Continue reading