The living green roofs in Norway with SunRay


These are two of the natural homes saved by Sunnfjord Museum on Lake Movatnet in Norway. The buildings, there are twenty seven of them altogether, are from different mid-19th century farms in the Sunnfjord region.

  SunRay on the Living Roof  

Using birch bark as a waterproof barrier you can expect a green roof like this to last 30-40 years. The function of the turf on top of the birch bark is to keep the bark flat and in place.

Listen to natural builder SunRay Kelley's view, in the video left, on the living green roof. He says, "When we put a living roof on the building we create more ecosystem than the ground that the house took up before the building was there".