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Norwegian houses with plant-covered roofs

In Norway we could discover the way they use plants to increase thermal insulation: their roofs are covered with plants.

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Plant-covered roof in Geiranger, Norway

We can notice that this is not a new technique as they have been using it since the New Stone Age.

It consists in covering slightly sloping or flat roofs with a substrate enabling the development of a plant wall.

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