We will challenge you to think creatively about environmental strategy, development, and operations. Our intellectual rigor and depth of knowledge provide transformative solutions for our clients and the built environment.

About Terrapin


Terrapin’s passion and diverse knowledge are focused in the following areas:

  • Environmental Strategies
  • Biophilic Design
  • Ecological Design “Phoebe”
  • Bioinspired Innovation

Our Services


We push the boundaries of sustainable design practices by collaborating with leaders in diverse fields ranging from physiology to materials science. We make this pioneering research freely available to promote innovation in the built environment.

Our Publications


Find the latest thoughts and updates from the Terrapin team in the blog.

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Chris Garvin will be at SHIFT Zurich

Chris Garvin at the SHIFT Zurich 2016 Summit

Our partner Chris Garvin will be moderating a full-day workshop at the SHIFT Zurich 2016 Summit. The Summit is a leading platform for impact investors, entrepreneurs, and innovators from around the world who are passionate to implement resilient strategies and solutions informed by nature.

Tilden Houses featured in the Cooper Hewitt Exhibition

Cooper Hewitt Museum Features the Tilden Houses Proposal

The Tilden Houses Retrofit Proposal, a cost-effective redevelopment plan for a public housing superblock co-developed by Community Solutions and Terrapin, will be featured in the Cooper Hewitt Museum’s exhibition “By the People: Designing a Better America.”