Mitchell Joachim, PhD, Assoc. AIA, [jo-ak-um] - is a Co-Founder of Terreform ONE. He is an Associate Professor in Practice at NYU and EGS in Switzerland. He was formerly an architect at Gehry Partners, 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 Group Award for Sustainability and Humanity, 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 earned a Ph.D. at Massachusetts Institute of Technology, MAUD Harvard University, M.Arch. Columbia University.

Media [lectures and interviews]
The Colbert Report
TED Talk
Dwell magazine The Now 99
The Huffington Post
Popular Science
Current TV/ VICE
USGBC Greenbuild Expo
The Economist
Seed Magazine
AIA Philadelphia
University of Michigan
Big Think
The World Science Festival
DLD Cities
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.
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.
Terreform ONE Event Public Outreach.
NYU Marron Institute on Cities and the Urban Environment.
GLOBAL Design New York University.
NYU Gallatin School of Individualized Study.
NYU Environmental Studies.

Photo Dan O'Connor
Curriculum Vitae
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