Case study: Green roofs, Vesterbro, Copenhagen

Location of the case study

Vesterbro, Copenhagen, DK

Description of the application

An urban renewal programme in Vesterbro, Copenhagen, Denmark, included a rainwater collection system on the roofs. The water is then brought to a small-scale wastewater treatment plant in a dedicated building, ‘the Green House’, which treats the water to use it for the toilet flush in the building as well as for clothes washing.

lessons learned

Some of these techniques are not completely commercially developed, and shall only be implemented once experience feedback is available

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10.000-100.000 €

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Strongly Positive

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Green roof

Last modified: Sept. 13, 2016, 5:08 a.m.