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ANNOUNCING: 2021 Biophilic Design Workshop Series

 |  Designing with nature could be described as an industry response to health and wellbeing trends. But there is a history and science to this practice known as ‘biophilic design’. Biophilia is the innate connection between humans and nature. Biophilic design is the expression of those experiences of nature for a healthier built environment. Since our […] — Read More

Terrapin’s 2020 Biophilia Readings & Resources

 |  A lot has happened over this past year, both around the world and within the arena of biophilic design. Since publishing our latest book, Nature Inside, and our current effort to craft a second edition of The Economics of Biophilia, we’ve revisited our reading list to reflect on the most recent thinking. Many of these […] — Read More

Terrapin Welcomes Rita Trombin for Winter Residency

 |  This February, Terrapin welcomes Rita Trombin for a short-term residency, in collaboration with ILFI, to help continue Terrapin’s efforts to provide the design community with practical tools for biophilic design application. The focus of Rita’s residency will be on developing foundational materials for designing with fractals. This idea was born out of the Greenbuild 2019 […] — Read More

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. — Read More

Bill to Speak at Design Week Portland

 |  Bill heads to Design Week Portland to speak on one of the week’s many panel discussions and programs exploring the process, craft, and practice of design across disciplines. — Read More

14 Patterns Goes Multilingual

 |  Terrapin is please to announce the release of two new language editions of our cornerstone whitepaper: 14 Patterns of Biophilic Design. The Publication will now be available in Spanish, French, and Hebrew. — Read More

Recap: Terrapin at Greenbuild 2017

 |  Catie Ryan will join Amanda Sturgeon and Julia Africa for an interactive session on biophilic design research tools and technology at the 2017 Greenbuild Conference. — Read More