The district Urri∂aholt in Garðabær uses the drainage system SuDS in an entire neighbourhood. Urri∂aholt is built in an environmentally-sensitive area of lava fields and wetlands, and the drainage uses natural processes to protect the water quality in the lake Urri∂avatn. The buildings are designed to utilise sunlight and reduce energy consumption. Urri∂aholt has received several awards, is certified by Breeam, and has the country’s first Nordic Swan ecolabel house. 

Country: ISL

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