Named as one of "The 15 People the Next President Should Listen To" and "The 100 People Who Are Changing America" Dr. Joachim is a leader in ecological design and urbanism. With degrees from MIT, Harvard, and Columbia University he is currently an Associate Professor at NYU, and formerly an architect at Gehry Partners, and Pei Cobb Freed. Joachim discusses his non-profit design group, Terreform ONE that promotes green design in cities, developing innovative solutions and technologies for local sustainability in energy, transportation, infrastructure, buildings, waste treatment, food, water, and media spaces.
With support from the College of Engineering, Taubman College of Architecture and Urban Planning, Arts Engine, and SMART - – Sustainable Mobility and Accessibility Research and Transformation.
This lecture took place on March 31, 2011 as part of the University of Michigan School of Art & Design's Penny W. Stamps Distinguished Speaker Series. Established with the generous support of alumna Penny W. Stamps, the Speaker Series brings respected emerging and established artists/designers from a broad spectrum of media to the School to conduct a public lecture and engage with students, faculty, and the larger University and Ann Arbor communities.
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