Experienced

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

Passionate

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

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

Our Services

Insightful

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

News

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

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14 Patterns Goes Multilingual

With the collaboration of ARP-Astrance and Gondwana, the 14 Patterns of Biophilic Design is now also 14 Modèles de Conception Biophilique! After months of translation and editorial review, the 60-page publication is now available in French and will soon also be available in Spanish. The landing page for the French language publication provides downloadable PDFs, […]

Rebecca Macies Selected for Urban Green’s Membership Committee

Terrapin’s Rebecca Macies was selected for Urban Green Council’s 2017 Membership Committee. The Membership Committee assists Urban Green Council in increasing membership and member participation in UGC events. Rebecca brings her unique background in environmental policy and economics, as well as her experience in community outreach and engagement, to the position. We look forward to another […]

c40 Mayors summit

Cities Lead the Charge Against Climate Change

I spent the last week of November in Mexico City at the C40 Mayors Summit and I wish you had all attended. I was invigorated by the actions and goals of the participating cities. The current C40 chair and Rio mayor Eduardo Paes, former mayor Michael Bloomberg, and Mexico City mayor Miguel Angel Mancera were […]