The green test roof

The green test roof

The pilot roof will be placed on a combined office hotel and ordinary hotel, built by Mässing Fastigheter in central Uppsala. A combination of two or three different green roof functions will most likely be choosen, like in this sketch. Marita Wallhagen from...
Progress report May

Progress report May

The basic idea of ​​the project is to explore different possibilities to maintain and strengthen ecosystem services by applying green roofs to urban properties. The idea is to explore the profits and costs of five different green roofs from a property owner’s...
The test house

The test house

Within the project, a test roof will be modelled on a property made available to us from Mässing Properties. The house is located in central Uppsala. The building will include a hotel and a co-working...
Five functionalities for a green roof

Five functionalities for a green roof

These are the five different functionalities the project is exploring. More than one functionality can be implemented at the same roof.The Water RoofWith the proper equipment the roof can collect and delay storm water, and thereby relieve the city’s runoff water...
Why should a property owner build a green roof?

Why should a property owner build a green roof?

There are various reasons for actors to work with green roofs. One major factor is of course  good will  – to work with environmental and climate improvement measures. But there are also economic and legal factors. Green roofs can help fulfill various...
Green roofs – several different possibilities

Green roofs – several different possibilities

There is a great variety of green roofs. They all have in common that they are built on joist constructions. All green roofs have certain functions in common, such as managing runoff water. To be able to construct a well functioning green roof, a thorough site...

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