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Terrapin Hires Rebecca Macies

 |  Terrapin is thrilled to announce the hiring of Rebecca Macies as our Operations Administrative Analyst. She graduated from Cornell University in 2014 where she studied Natural Resources Policy and Management. During her time as a student, she was a founding member of Cornell’s fossil fuel divestment campaign, worked in the Campus Sustainability Office, and collaborated […] — Read More

Bill Receives the 2015 ASID Design for Humanity Award

 |  Terrapin partner and co-founder Bill Browning has received the 2015 National Design for Humanity Award, presented by the American Society of Interior Designers (ASID). This award is given in recognition of Bill’s trailblazing work in environmental design, most notably his research and implementation of biophilic design. Bill has dedicated much of his professional career to improving the health […] — Read More

Tapping into Nature Launch Event Recap

 |  Learn more about our bioinspired innovation work and services by emailing us at biomimicry@terrapinbg.com and reading our report, Tapping into Nature. Follow the conversation on twitter: @TerrapinBG | #TapNature. We were delighted to see over a 100 passionate professionals and students come to celebrate the launch of Tapping into Nature, Terrapin’s newest publication about bioinspired […] — Read More

Bill Browning to Speak at the Green Real Estate Conference

 |  Terrapin’s own Bill Browning will be speaking at the Green Real Estate Conference on April 23rd in Toronto, Canada. He along with Martha MacInnis, Design Director of Workplace Experience at TD Bank Group, Paul Scialla, Founder & CEO of Delos, and Regan Smith, Managing Principal at Halsall Associates will be a part of the panel discussion “On the […] — Read More

Chris Garvin to Speak at the Babson Energy & Environmental Conference

 |  Our own Chris Garvin will be speaking at the 9th Annual Babson Energy & Environmental Conference on April 9th at Babson College in Babson Park, MA. Chris will be co-presenting the session “The Nature of Business” with Vince Siciliano, President and CEO of New Resource Bank. They will focus their discussion on looking to nature to solve challenges […] — Read More

Bill to Speak at the Fraunhofer IAO’s “Future Forum 2015: Working Smarter – People, Rooms, and Technologies”

 |  Terrapin’s Bill Browning will be presenting at the Fraunhofer IAO’s “Zukunftsforum 2015” or “Future Forum 2015” on the 29th of January, 2015. Bill will be speaking about biophilic design in relation to this year’s theme, “Working Smarter – People, Rooms, and Technologies.” Biophilic design has proven health benefits such as improved concentration, reduced stress and enhanced […] — Read More

Catie Ryan Speaks on Biophilia at IIDA-NY

 |  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

Terrapin Speaks at SXSW Eco 2014

 |  Terrapin will present on both biophilic design and ecological urban design at the 2014 SXSW Eco Conference in Austin, Texas. Bill Browning and Catie Ryan will be speaking on October 6-8 about the recently released paper on “14 Patterns of Biophilia“. On October 7, Terrapin’s own Chris Garvin and Chris Starkey will also conduct the workshop […] — Read More

Terrapin Hires Urban Planner Jonce Walker

 |  Terrapin is thrilled to announce the hiring of Jonce Walker, a LEED Accredited Professional and a Certified Sustainable Building Advisor with over a decade of sustainability leadership experience. His work in urban design, renewable energy, green building, and progressive policy has helped transform both public and private institutions. Additionally, Jonce is the founder of Pedal Craft, a philanthropic […] — Read More