“Good design means better performance in terms of both human and natural environments – but above all, we must make our buildings beautiful.”
Bill Browning, Founder
Terrapin is led by three founding members whose work has shaped the landscape for high-performance, green design and planted seeds of change at the highest levels. Together, they are helping others lead the transformation to a forward-thinking economy.
Bill Browning is one of the green building and real estate industry’s foremost thinkers and strategists, and an advocate for sustainable design solutions at all levels of business, government, and civil society. His expertise has been sought out by organizations as diverse as Fortune 500 companies, leading universities, non-profit organizations, the U.S. military, and foreign governments.Bill's Full Bio
Rick Cook has spent the last twenty years practicing architecture in New York City, during which time he and his firm have built a reputation for award-winning architectural design. His work is noted for integrating contemporary design into architecturally sensitive contexts and for exploring the related ethics of historic preservation and environmental conservation.Rick's Full Bio
Bob Fox is a highly respected leader in the green building movement, whose work has advanced ideas of urban sustainability and design excellence. His projects have set new precedents in scale and strategic impact, establishing him as an influential voice in the architectural profession, the business community, and in service to the public sector.Bob's Full Bio
Chris Garvin is an accomplished practitioner and active voice in the sustainable design community. Since moving to New York in 1998, he has specialized in environmental architecture and materials research, while serving on numerous advisory boards and in organizations that advocate for sustainability in design.Chris's Full Bio
As Director of Special Projects, Gloria leads the identification of unique opportunities to apply the extensive sustainability experience of the Partners with projects that yield increased asset value with natural resource protection.