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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Bill to Speak at Greenbuild 2018

Join Bill Browning at Greenbuild in Chicago as he teams up with other experts to discuss climate-specific biophilic design interventions.

Terrapin Releases An Ear for Nature

Terrapin is proud to release it’s newest publication: “An Ear for Nature: Psychoacoustic Strategies for Workplace Distraction & The Bottom Line.

Bill to Speak at ANFA 2018

Bill Browning will speak at the Academy of Neuroscience for Architecture’s annual conference this year. He will speak about the science of biophilia and biophilic design, new techniques for in-the-field measurement of brain response, and more.