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 is a TED Senior Fellow and has been
awarded fellowships with 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 the books, “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
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.
Terreform ONE Architectural and Urban Research Hub.
Terreform ONE Lab School for Design and Science.
Terreform ONE Prize Annual Juried Competition.
Terreform ONE Global International Fellowship Program.
Terreform ONE Event Public Outreach.
GLOBAL Design New York University.
NYU Gallatin School of Individualized Study.
NYU Environmental Studies.
New Lab Brooklyn Navy Yard.
Photo: Dan O'Connor
Terreform ONE: New Lab
63 Flushing Ave Unit 192
Navy Yard, BLDG 280 STE 814
Brooklyn, NY 11205
cell: (617) 285-0901
e-mail: mj at terreform dot org