Green roof institute
A knowledge center for green infrastructure
Scandinavian Green Roof Institute – SGRI – was formed at the beginning of 2000 to manage the development of Augustenborg Botanical Roof Garden. Our main activities are accommodating technical visits, seminars and courses, providing consultancy support to member organizations, facilitate research and promote green roofs and facades throughout Scandinavia.
We welcome you to a conference in Malmoe, Sweden on June 13-14, 2019, open for an exchange of thoughts, highlighting results, tools, and mindset when it comes to tackle the challenges in managing urban flooding. CITIES, RAIN AND RISK will present results from four innovative research projects (The INXCES project, The MUFFIN project, The SUrF… Read more »
We, at the Scandinavian Green Roof Institute, are organizing our green roof summer course for the seventh summer in a row. We also include theory and site visits on green walls! The summer course venue is Augustenborg Botanical Roof Garden. The course is open for both students and professionals. Summer Course Program (25th… Read more »
The winner of The Scandinavian Green Roof Award 2018 is TA Companies Ltd (TA-yhtiöt) for their project The Greenest of the Green in Helsinki, Finland. The Greenest of the Green is a residential building with 121 apartments and a total of 2256 m2 of green roofs and rooftop courtyards. The greenery consists of six different types… Read more »
(Course in Swedish) Welcome to the course Green Blue Black Gray, which focuses on the increasingly important blue-green infrastructure in our dense cities. What are system solutions? How can they best benefit ecosystem services, climate change and at the same time become more sustainable in terms of water consumption, filtration and society’s phosphorous use? Throughout… Read more »
The Scandinavian Green Roof Award, originally an initiative of The City of Malmö, has been awarded annually to the best green roof project in Scandinavia since the prize’s inception in 2001. The prize is a collaboration between the Scandinavian Green Infrastructure Association, E.ON and the Department of Internal Services in The City of Malmö. Nominations… Read more »
Participate in the survey and promote the development of cities towards sustainable use of Nature-Based Solutions! ThinkNature EU-project has launched a survey for experts, inquiring about the barriers and drivers for implementing NBS. You can find the survey here. Nature-based solutions (NBS) use nature to create sustainability and resilience, adapt to climate change, and counteract the… Read more »
The Scandinavian Green Infrastructure Association (SGIA) is a non-profit organisation with members from academia, municipal departments, green roof entrepreneurs, architects, developers and other organisations with an interest in green roofs and urban green infrastructure.
Interested in what’s happening in green roof and green infrastructure? SGRI sends an English newsletter 2 times a year, where we keep you updated on the development in Scandinavia. You’re welcome to sign up to our mailing list!