Keynote at DASA Mitchell Joachim, Terreform ONE

German Museums Association has made sustainability a priority - DASA, a permanent educational institution of the Federal Institute of Occupational Safety and Health, informs the public about the world of work, its importance to individuals and society, and the importance of designing work in a humane manner. 
Lectures include; “Museums in Transition”. Dr Annette Ludwig, Director of the Museums of the Klassik Stiftung Weimar, will talk about “Sustainability Strategies in the Museum Landscape of the Klassik Stiftung Weimar”, Dr Iris Edenheiser, Director of the Hygiene Museum Dresden, about “Greening up DHMD. Scenography meets institutional sustainability strategy”. Prof. Dr. Sascha Peters, Haute Innovation, will speak on “Sustainable Materials for Exhibition Designers”, Dr. Susanne Nawrath, Klimahaus Bremerhaven, on “Future Perspectives and Power2Change – Communicating Sustainability”, and Mitchell Joachim, Terreform ONE/ New York, on “Scenographic Architecture in the Age of Synthetic Biology”. 
Photo: Andreas Wahlbrink, DASA


Norman Foster Foundation Workshop on Sustainability w/ Mitchell Joachim Terreform ONE

Workshop on Sustainability: Norman Foster, President, Norman Foster Foundation. 

Claudia Pasquero, Co-founder, ecoLogicStudio, London, United Kingdom; Landscape Architecture Professor, Innsbruck University, Austria; Associated Professor, Bartlett School of Architecture, University College London (UCL), London, United Kingdom 

Marco Poletto, Co-founder and Director, ecoLogicStudio; Unit Master, Architectural Association (AA), London, United Kingdom 

Stefano Boeri, Principal and Founding Partner, Stefano Boeri Architetti, Milan, Italy 

Cristina Iglesias, Installation Artist and Sculptor, Madrid, Spain 

Mitchell Joachim, Co-founder of Terreform ONE; Associate Professor of Practice, New York University (NYU), New York, NY, United States 

Mohsen Mostafavi, Alexander and Victoria Wiley Professor of Design and Former Dean, Graduate School of Design (GSD), Harvard University, Boston, MA, United States 

Brenda Parker, Associate Professor of Sustainable Bioprocess Design and Director, Bio-ID Lab, University College London (UCL), London, United Kingdom 

Katie Paterson, Visual Artist, Edinburgh, Scotland 

Moshe Safdie, Founding Partner, Safdie Architects, Boston, MA, United States 

Joseph Bou Saleh, Institute for Advanced Architecture of Catalonia (IaaC), Barcelona, Spain 

Saad Boujane, Graduate School of Design (GSD), 
Harvard University, Cambridge, MA, United States 

Miran Calmanovici, Technion - Israel Institute of Technology, Haifa, Israel 

Terezia Greskova, University of Innsbruck, Austria 

Maria Kuptsova, University of Innsbruck, Austria 

Charles Edgar Lincoln, Confluence Institute for Creative Strategies and Innovation in Architecture, Paris, France 

George Malliaropoulos, University of Westminster, London, United Kingdom 

Dana Molzhigit, Barlett School of Architecture, University College London (UCL), London, United Kingdom 

Isaac Palmiere-Szabo, Barlett School of Architecture, University College London (UCL), London, United Kingdom 

Ellen Marie Reinhard, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), Boston, MA, United States


ACSA Intersection Conference Talk w/ Mitchell Joachim Terreform ONE

07 Oct, 02:30 PM - 03:30 PM
This session will explore artist and designer responses to environmental resilience. Using nature as inspiration these designers have investigated what it means to create a closed-system environment, what we can learn from other organisms and how we can push our own thinking about the futures of the built environment.

Moderator: Stephen Mueller, Texas Tech University

Lydia Kallipoliti, Cooper Union
Joyce Hwang, University At Buffalo, SUNY
Mitch Joachim, Terreform ONE

The American Institute of Architects (AIA) and the Association of Collegiate Schools of Architecture (ACSA) are pleased to announce the third annual joint AIA/ACSA INTERSECTIONS Research Conference dedicated to the INTERSECTION of Education, Research and Practice.


Art at Water’s Edge symposium at Park Avenue Armory w/ Mitchell Joachim

Artists, activists, and designers engage the meeting of land with water. Facing climate change and rising sea levels, this event links New York with communities across the nation and globe that sit at water’s edge. 

SUN OCT 9: Where Do We Go From Here?

4:00pm–5:15pm: Concurrent Sessions

Metabolism | Photosynthesism
Eco-systems artist Michael Wang in conversation with Global Asia theorist Eng-Beng Lim regarding micro and megastructures of plant ecology on Purple Earth.

Signe Nielsen in conversation with Mitchell Joachim
Landscape architect Signe Nielsen (Little Island) in conversation with Mitchell Joachim (The Monarch Sanctuary) on resilience and adaptation in the built environment.

At the Sea’s Edge
Sociologist Macarena Gómez-Barris in conversation with durational artist and activist Sarah Cameron Sunde on Sunde’s durational performance with the sea.

Atlantic is a Sea of Bones
Artist and activist Tourmaline in conversation with performer Egyptt Labeija, star of Tourmaline’s film Atlantic is a Sea of Bones on linking past, present, and future on the West Side Piers of Manhattan.

5:30pm: Closing Remarks
Author and director May Joseph (Fluid New York, Terra Aqua) shares some her recent work and reflects upon the day’s proceedings. Moderated by Tavia Nyong’o



Netflix, The Future Of: Skyscrapers w/ Mitchell Joachim, Terreform ONE

The Future Of: The Verge’s Netflix show about the future of everything is now streaming, see Mitchell Joachim, Terreform ONE in The Future Of: Skyscrapers S1:E10. Vox Media Studios, Maria Gabriella Pezzo, Sofia Melo.

Design Intelligence, Unlimited Pedagogy w/ TerreformX

Melanie Fessel, Mitchell Joachim, TerreformX, Q3 INFLUENCE: WORLD BUILDING Unlimited Pedagogy, Design Intelligence Quarterly, 2022. Michael LeFevre Editor, DI Media Group.



Digital Landscape Architecture (DLA 2022) Conference at Harvard University


Digital Landscape Architecture Conference Coming to Harvard GSD June 9th-10th, 2022 hosted by Stephen M. Ervin. DLA2022’s keynote speakers are Mirka Beneš of the University of Texas at Austin, Anya Domlesky, ASLA, Director of Research at SWA Group, and Mitchell Joachim of Terreform ONE / NYU.



Design Hotels, Arena Keynote

Arena* 2022 in Crete from Design Hotels - Keynote with Mitchell Joachim, Terreform ONE. Special thanks to Ksenia Starikova.


RMIT University and UNSW Canberra Lecture

June 1st 2022, RMIT University and University of New South Wales (UNSW) Canberra, Lecture. Special thanks to; Olivier Cotsaftis and Nina Williams.  

Second Studio podcast with Mitchell Joachim Terreform ONE

Second Studio Podcast #288 Hosted by Architects David Lee and Marina Bourderonne. An interview with Mitchell Joachim, Terreform ONE.




Tallinn Architecture Biennale with Terreform ONE, Mitchell Joachim

Tallinn Architecture Biennale (TAB 2022) announced the program for its 6th edition that brings forward circularity in architecture. Under the theme "Edible; Or, The Architecture of Metabolism", this year's edition explores "architectural strategies for local production and self-sufficiency" and highlights ways of reusing waste resulting from urban environments. Curated by Lydia Kallipoliti and Areti Markopoulou, in collaboration with local advisor Ivan Sergejev and assistant curator Sonia Sobrino Ralston, TAB 2022 reflects on the possibilities that natural metabolical processes can bring to cities and buildings when transferred to the domain of architecture.

Running from September 7th to October 31st, TAB 2022 brings five main events: a Curatorial Exhibition, a Symposium, a Vision Competition Exhibition, an Installation Program and an International Architecture Schools' Exhibition, accompanied by satellite events. The architectural event brings together contributions from The Cooper Union, IAAC-Advanced Architecture Group, Terreform ONE, Office for Political Innovation and AMO/OMA.


Earth Day 2022: Life Force w/ Mitchell Joachim Terreform ONE

Earth Day 2022: Life Force, Livestreamed from James Chapel, Union Theological Seminary, at 4:00 – 7:00 p.m. (New York time)

Scheduled participants include:

Bill McKibben | Gavin Schmidt | Jacqui Patterson

Jody Sperling | Karenna Gore | Kate Marvel | Rev. Lennox Yearwood

Lyla June | Mike Massimino | Miranda Massie | Mitchell Joachim

Pádraig Ó Tuama | Paul Miller aka DJ Spooky | Rev. Dr. Serene Jones

The New York City Labor Chorus

Convened by the Center for Earth Ethics at Union Theological Seminary, in collaboration with Paul D. Miller aka DJ Spooky and The Climate Museum, Earth Day 2022 will bridge the gaps to foster ecological thought and action.



(Bio)Climate Change Symposium w/ Mitchell Joachim, Terreform ONE

(Bio)Climate Change Symposium 2022 (BCCS2022) 
Uluslararası İklim Degisikligi Sempozyum. Ataturk University Faculty of Architecture and Design, Turkey.


Biodesign CSM Lecture w/ Mitchell Joachim

Central Saint Martins University of the Arts London, MA Biodesign CSM Lecture Series Spring 2022 with Mitchell Joachim, Terreform ONE.

Climate & Capital Media, The Podcast: Mitchell Joachim, Terreform ONE

Climate & Capital Media, LLC
The Podcast: Mitchell Joachim says our green future is tree houses and balloon busses
by Jared Downing | Mar 04, 2022

The "speculative urbanist" Mitchell Joachim discusses his Terreform ONE project and the innovations that could power the green cities of the future. They include systems, structures and technologies meant to put humans in harmony with nature, including using humanely-farmed crickets as a food supply, printing cell-cultured vegan leather, getting around cities on chairs carried by balloons, and houses made from living trees.


Red Dot Design Concept Yearbook 2021/ 2022 with Terreform ONE, Mitchell Joachim

Ken Koo (Editor), Red Dot Design Concept Yearbook 2021/ 2022, American Museum of Natural History Butterfly Conservatory Feeders, Terreform ONE, Mitchell Joachim, Vivian Kuan, Red Dot Singapore Pte Ltd. pp. 34-35, 422.

Centerpoint Now, WCPUN w/ Mitchell Joachim, Terreform ONE

Shamina de Gonzaga (ed). "Are we there yet?" Terreform ONE, Centerpoint NowWorld Council of Peoples for the United Nations (WCPUN), 2020. pp. 150-151.

A presentation of works of art that address sustainability challenges and climate change in their many dimensions and expressions. From photography, video and sound art documenting previously inaccessible changes of nature, to visionary architecture and infrastructure solutions, these works both underscore both today’s reality and shed light on possible scenarios for the future. 


New Book: At a Distance: 100 Visionaries at Home in a Pandemic

Bailey, Spencer and Andrew Zuckerman. "At a Distance: 100 Visionaries at Home in a Pandemic," Apartamento Publishing SL. pp. 186 -189.


La Biennale di Venezia Meetings on Architecture w/ Mitchell Joachim, Terreform ONE

Sunday, November 14th, 2:30 pm - 3:30 pm at Teatro Piccolo Arsenale. 

LIVE stream YouTube https://www.youtube.com/user/BiennaleChannel

Philosophies of Sustainability with Peder Anker, Mitchell Joachim

La Biennale di Venezia announces the updated calendar of the Meetings on Architecture – Expanded Program, an intense schedule of events that includes the Meetings curated by Hashim Sarkis and a series of events organized by the Participating Countries.

Dimensions of sustainability: ecology, technology, and culture: The possible responses to the current ecological and environmental crises constitute one of the fundamental axis of How will we live together?. Sustainability has become an essential goal for every kind and scale of design. This Symposium expands the International Architecture Exhibition content through a series of conversations exploring the different dimensions of sustainability in architecture: from the realms of aesthetics and philosophy of design, to those of technology, and urban and territorial design.



Responsive Cities Symposium at IAAC w/ Mitchell Joachim, Terreform ONE

Responsive Cities is a bi-annual international symposium on the future of cities organized by the Advanced Architecture Group of Institute for Advanced Architecture of Catalonia/ IAAC.






General chair: Areti Markopoulou

Program chairs: Chiara Farinea and Mathilde Marengo

Symposium coordination: Fiona Demeur



Smart Cities NY Urban Tech Summit w/ Mitchell Joachim, Terreform ONE

After suspending Smart Cities New York last year due to the pandemic, we are excited to return with a three-day convening at the new Jacobs Urban Tech Hub on Roosevelt Island. A diverse group of urban tech innovators, thought leaders, and advocates from across the city and around the world will explore how breakthroughs and big ideas in urban tech will shape the recovery from the pandemic and the decade ahead. 

Join me at #SCNY21, streamed virtually from @CornellTech on Monday, November 8. Make sure to reserve your spot at https://bit.ly/SCNY2021


Eyes of the City book with Terreform ONE

Shenzhen Bi-City Biennale of Urbanism\Architecture Chief curator: Carlo Ratti, “Eyes of the City. Architecture and Urban Space after Artificial Intelligence” Hatje Cantz Verlag, editors: Valeria Federighi, Monica Naso, Daniele Belleri. pp. 101-105.


Lecture at Berlin University of the Arts w/ Mitchell Joachim, Terreform ONE

Lecture #239 of the UdK Tuesday series with Mitchell Joachim, Melanie Fessel from TERREFORM ONE/ X with Professor Bader at Berlin University of the Arts - Universität der Künste Berlin.


NYCxDESIGN: Designing Together Against Extinction Panel w/ Mitchell Joachim Terreform ONE

Designing Together Against Extinction Panel. In partnership with NYCxDESIGN, the Brooklyn Navy Yard is pleased to announce the launch of its new series, Wallabout Design. The monthly series explores design in Wallabout Bay – the location of the 300-acre design and innovation hub – and the role that design has had in shaping, informing, and defining our lived experiences with a distinctively inventive, industrial, and “roll up your sleeves and figure it out” edge that is the Brooklyn Navy Yard. From panel discussions and studio tours to demos and sneak peeks, each month will explore new design brands, design concepts, and programmatic formats.

Mitchell Joachim, Terreform ONE, NYU, with Pinar Guvenc, Partner, SOUR. Tony Daniels, AIA, Principal, Cycle Architecture + Planning.



Venice Biennale Panel on Synthetic Biology for Carbon-Positive Architecture

Venice Biennale Panel Discussion on Synthetic Biology for Carbon-Positive Architecture, 2021 -2100, at COMUNITÀ RESILIENTI, Padiglione Italia alla Biennale Architettura 2021, Sunday 11 am to 11:45 am, EST

The Biennale will officially broadcast our panel discussion on the Venice Biennale Facebook Channel and other Biennale network media channels.

Andrew Hessel, San Francisco, 2 am, PDT, (11 am EST)
Mitchell Joachim, New York, 5 am, EDT, (11 am EST
Rachel Armstrong, 11 am EST
Thomas S
piegelhalter, 11 am EST, broadcasting live from the Biennale.


Elle Decor with Terreform ONE, Mitchell Joachim

Valentina Raggi"Crossing" Anti-extinction library Terreform ONE, ELLE DECOR ITALIA, June issue, p.42.


Vienna Biennale for Change 2021 with Terreform ONE/ Terreform X at The MAK

Vienna Biennale for Change 2021 with Terreform ONE/ Terreform X at The MAK (Museum of Applied Arts) Austria.

The Vienna Biennale is the first event of its kind to combine art, design, and architecture, with the aim of generating creative ideas and artistic projects to help improve the world. Its category-spanning, interdisciplinary approach and combination of artistic ambition and the creative economy open up new perspectives on central topics of our time and thus promote positive change in our society. The Vienna Biennale was established with the understanding that we are living in a new modernity in which the digital revolution penetrates all areas of our life and is thus fundamentally changing our civilization.