Original Research

Biophilic Design Precedents: Three Perspectives on Evidence & Ideation

 |  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

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

Praise for Tapping into Nature from Paul Hawken

 |  Praise for Tapping into Nature: I feel that what Terrapin is doing is what might be called an inversion. Modernity made nature mechanical and industrial wherever it could, our farms forests and oceans to be sure. What you are talking about is turning industrialism into nature. It is more than tapping into something, it is […] — 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