| PROFILE + CONTACT
|Mitchell Joachim, PhD, Assoc. AIA, [jo-ak-um] - is a leader in ecological design, architecture and urbanism. He is the founding Co-President of Terreform ONE. Mitchell is an Associate Professor at NYU and EGS in Switzerland. Previously he was the Frank Gehry Chair at University of Toronto and faculty at Pratt, Columbia, Syracuse, Washington, and Parsons. He was formerly an architect at Gehry Partners, and Pei Cobb Freed. He is a 2011 TED Senior Fellow and has been awarded fellowships with Moshe Safdie and Martin Society for Sustainability, MIT. He won the Zumtobel Group Award for Sustainability and Humanity, History Channel and Infiniti Award for City of the Future, and Time Magazine Best Invention of 2007 with MIT Smart Cities Car. His project, Fab Tree Hab, has been exhibited at MoMA and widely published. Mitchell is also a Partner at Planetary ONE. He was chosen by Wired magazine for "The 2008 Smart List: 15 People the Next President Should Listen To". Rolling Stone magazine honored Mitchell in "The 100 People Who Are Changing America". In 2009 he was interviewed on the Colbert Report. Popular Science magazine has featured his work as a visionary for "The Future of the Environment" in 2010. Mitchell was the Winner of the Victor Papanek Social Design Award sponsored by the University of Applied Arts Vienna, the Austrian Cultural Forum, and the Museum of Arts and Design in 2011. Dwell magazine featured Mitchell as one of "The NOW 99" in 2012. He earned a Ph.D. at Massachusetts Institute of Technology, MAUD Harvard University, M.Arch. Columbia University, and BPS SUNY at Buffalo with Honors.
Media [lectures and interviews]
The Colbert Report
Dwell magazine The Now 99
The Huffington Post
Current TV/ VICE
USGBC Greenbuild Expo
The World Science Festival
The New York Times
Terreform ONE [Open Network Ecology] is a non-profit design group that promotes green 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 is the winner of the Zumtobel Group Award for Sustainability and Humanity in the Built Environment.
Terre ONE [Open Network Ecology] Main Center.
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.
Planetary ONE [Open Network Ecology] is a unique cross disciplinary partnership of designers and scientists collaborating to pioneer visionary socio-ecological and infrastructural strategies for urban environments. Each of our practitioners have achieved individual success in their respective fields allowing us to offer high quality professional services in architecture, landscape, planning, urban design, infrastructure, and applied ecological research. With the fusion of our repertoire of skills and experience in Planetary ONE, we are poised to provide innovative design solutions to respond to the challenges of urbanization. We endeavor to be at the vanguard of progressive urbanism through engagement with a diverse clientele and across multiple fields.
Photo © 2009 by Dan O'Connor
Brooklyn Navy Yard, BLDG 280 STE 814
63 Flushing Ave Unit 192
Brooklyn, NY 11205
cell: (617) 285-0901
e-mail: mj at terreform dot org