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Terrapin to Present at the 2016 BOMA Conference

 |  Jonce Walker from our team will be presenting with Joe Zazzera, CEO of Plant Solutions, in the session “Human Wellbeing: The WELL Building Standard and the Economic Case for Nature-Based Design” at the 2016 Building Owners and Managers Association (BOMA) International Conference in Washington DC. — Read More

Recap: Terrapin at AIA Convention 2016

 |  This year’s annual AIA Convention in Philadelphia featured panels with both Bill Browning and Chris Garvin, who shared insights on global sustainable building trends and evidence-based design. — Read More

Recap: Biophilic Design at Living Future 2016 unConference

 |  This year, biophilic design was a large theme at the International Living Future Institute’s Living Future unConference in Seattle, WA. The conference featured the first ever Biophilic Design Summit and Catie Ryan spoke in the session “Biophilic Design: Achieving Broad Adoption.” — Read More

New Biophilic Design Case Study: When Nature Calls

 |  Although our first three biophilic design case studies were well-received, we felt that our next case study should focus on a smaller but just as significant project: the biophilic outhouse. This audaciously simple design leaves the user fully exposed to the natural surroundings for the maximum biophilic experience. Read the full case study below:   Confused? […] — Read More

Bill’s Greenbuild Session Available Online

 |  Bill’s Greenbuild 2015 session, Biophilic Design in Context: Applications for Culture & Climate, is now available online! Hear from Bill Browning, Clif Bar’s Elysa Hammond and Glumac Engineering’s Nicole Isle as they discuss the application of biophilic design patterns across different building types, climates, and cultures. — Read More

Bob Fox Elected to the USGBC Board of Directors

 |  Our partner Bob Fox was elected to the 2016 U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) Board of Directors by the USGBC membership. He will be serving for a three year term alongside Mike McNally, Chrissa Pagitsas, Janine Benyus, Paul Anastas, Aaron Bernstein, and Bruce Oreck. In January, Bob was selected to be vice-chair of the board. Chrissa Pagitas, the Director […] — Read More

Missed Bill’s Talk at Interface UK? Watch His Talk Here!

 |  Bill Browning had a busy week last week! After presenting at Workplace Trends Conference, Bill had the privilege to speak at Interface UK Showroom in London about Terrapin’s latest work and research in biophilia and bioinspired innovation. If you missed his talk, be sure to watch these videos of his talk and the question and answer period below (courtesy […] — Read More

Join Us for the EPA’s Latest Webcasts on Water

 |  Terrapin is leading the newest installment of the EPA’s Faster, Cheaper, Greener Webcast Series. The series examines new water-centric strategies, designs, and technologies inspired by nature—solutions that mitigate risk, reduce costs, improve health, and support the development of a regenerative and resilient society. Read more about the webcasts here. The first session “Ecological Built Environments” was held on October […] — Read More

Bill and Chris S. at Greenbuild — Recap

 |  The Terrapin team spent a week in Washington, DC at this year’s Greenbuild. The annual USGBC conference brings together thousands of passionate sustainability professionals and opportunities to hear about innovative new projects and ideas. Terrapin was thrilled to have two team members, Bill and Chris S., presenting this year. One of the highlights from the opening […] — Read More