Chris Garvin is an accomplished architect and leading voice in the sustainable design community. Since moving to New York in 1998, he has specialized in sustainable architecture and ecological systems, focusing on creating deep impact to support reversing Climate Change while addressing human well-being. He was named a Partner in 2008 and Managing Partner in 2014. Complementing his work at Terrapin, Chris lectures frequently on sustainable design, biomimicry, and human well-being in the built environment. He has taught at the Pratt Institute and Carnegie Mellon University. He also advises many organizations on sustainability issues, including the Urban Green Council, National Building Museum, General Services Administration, and the New York Academy of Sciences.