Co-Founder, Terreform ONE Assoc. Prof of Practice NYU
Mitchell Joachim, Ph.D., is Co-Founder of Terreform ONE and Associate Professor of Practice at NYU. He maintains leadership roles as University Senator and Co-Chair of Global Design NYU. Formerly, he worked at the offices of Frank Gehry in Los Angeles, Moshe Safdie in Somerville, and I.M. Pei in New York. His awards include; Fulbright Scholarship, LafargeHolcim Acknowledgement Prize, Architect R+D Award, AIA New York Urban Design Merit Award, Victor Papanek Social Design Award, 1st Place International Architecture Award, Zumtobel Award for Sustainability, Architizer A+ Award, History Channel Infiniti Award, and Time Magazine Best Invention. He is a TED Senior Fellow and Martin Society Fellow at MIT. Mitchell was featured inside: “The 100 People Who Are Changing America” in Rolling Stone, and “The Smart List: 15 People the Next President Should Listen To” in Wired. He co-authored three books, “Super Cells: Building with Biology” (TED Books), “Global Design: Elsewhere Envisioned” (Prestel), and “XXL-XS: New Directions in Ecological Design” (Actar). He earned a Ph.D. at Massachusetts Institute of Technology, MAUD at Harvard University, M.Arch at Columbia University with honors.