Mitchell Joachim, PhD, Assoc. AIA, [jo-ak-um] - Co-Founder of Terreform ONE and an Associate Professor at
NYU. He was formerly an architect at Gehry Partners LLP, and Pei Cobb Freed. He has been awarded a Fulbright
Scholarship and fellowships with TED, Moshe Safdie, and Martin Society for Sustainability, MIT. He was chosen by
Wired magazine for "The Smart List: 15 People the Next President Should Listen To". Rolling Stone magazine
honored Mitchell in "The 100 People Who Are Changing America". Mitchell won many awards including; AIA New
York Urban Design Merit Award, Victor Papanek Social Design Award, Zumtobel Award for Sustainability, Architizer
A+ Award, History Channel Infiniti Award for City of the Future, and Time Magazine Best Invention with MIT Smart
Cities Car. Dwell magazine featured him as "The NOW 99" in 2012. He co-authored three books, "XXL-XS: New
Directions in Ecological Design," "Super Cells: Building with Biology," and "Global Design: Elsewhere Envisioned".
His work has been exhibited at MoMA and the Venice Biennale. He earned a PhD at Massachusetts Institute of
Technology, MAUD Harvard University, MArch Columbia University.
Media [lectures and interviews]
The Colbert Report
Dwell magazine The Now 99
The Huffington Post
Bartlett School of Architecture
Current TV/ VICE
USGBC Greenbuild Expo
University of Michigan
The World Science Festival
The New York Times
Terreform ONE [Open Network Ecology] is a non-profit design group that promotes smart design in cities. Through
our creative projects and outreach efforts, we hope to illuminate the environmental possibilities of New York City
and inspire solutions in areas like it around the world. Terreform ONE is a unique laboratory for scientists, artists,
architects, students, and individuals of all backgrounds to explore and advance the larger framework of green
design. The group develops innovative solutions and technologies for local sustainability in energy, transportation,
infrastructure, buildings, waste treatment, food, water, synthetic biology, and media spaces.
GLOBAL Design New York University.
NYU Gallatin School of Individualized Study.
NYU Tisch ITP
NYU Tandon Technology, Culture and Society
NYU Environmental Studies.
New Lab Brooklyn Navy Yard.
Terreform ONE, New Lab
19 Morris Avenue
Brooklyn, NY 11205
cell: (617) 285-0901
e-mail: mj at terreform dot org