As a senior project manager at Terrapin, Catie is a leader in biophilic design with a background in urban green infrastructure. Catie's interest lies in systems thinking to address human health and sustainability challenges at the various scales of the built environment.
| 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, […] — Read More
| In an effort to expedite the broad adoption of biophilic design, I’ve been exploring ways to build evidence and communicate success of industry-relevant biophilic design precedents. These are early thoughts on how we might go about filling knowledge gaps, proving the intuitively obvious, and establishing emotional connections to the built environment. — Read More
| Join Terrapin’s Catie Ryan at the October IIDA-NY event “Motivating Passion For Sustainable Design”. She will be teaming up with Architectural Record’s Joann Gonchar to discuss “Beauty, Biophilia and The Living Building Challenge” in a session moderated by YR&G’s Lauren Yarmuth. Tuesday, October 14, 2014 – 6:00-8:00pm FLOR SoHo – 142 Wooster Street, NYC Please join […] — Read More
| The Terrapin team is growing and is relocating to a WeWork space in Manhattan’s financial district! Our new office is located at WeWork Charging Bull, next to the famous Charging Bull sculpture, Bowling Green Park, and the Battery. Please send all mail (and boxes of chocolate) to: Terrapin Bright Green c/o WeWork 25 Broadway 9th […] — Read More
| Terrapin Partner Bill Browning is speaking at the 2014 Renewable Energy Finance Forum (REFF) on June 25-26. REFF-Wall Street is the premier renewable energy financing event in the US, where top transactional professionals talk about the rapidly changing state of renewable energy finance, and insights about the path ahead. — Read More
| The Environmental Design Research Association (EDRA) has recognized “The Economics of Biophilia”, published by Terrapin in 2012, as being “a contribution or achievement that advances the field of environmental design research through the generation of knowledge, public service, or professional practice, for coherent recognizable body of work or activities by an individual or group”. — Read More