FORUM: The Organic City: Urbanism Redefined
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FORUM: The Organic City: Urbanism Redefined


When: Monday, February 4, 2013
7:00 p.m.
Where: Maddox Theatre, Clark Arts Center
5050 E. State Street
Rockford, Illinois  61080
United States
Box Office (815) 229-4100

Mitchell Joachim, Ph.DMitchell Joachim, Ph.D.
Monday, February 4
7 p.m., Maddox Theatre, Clark Arts Center

Soft cars, jet packs and houses made of meat are all in a day's work for urban designer, architect and TED Fellow Dr. Mitchell Joachim [jo-ak-um]. As an urban designer, Dr. Joachim presents his vision for sustainable, organic architecture: eco-friendly abodes grown from plants and even meat.

Dr. Joachim is the founding Co-President of Terreform ONE.  He is an Associate Professor at NYU and EGS in Switzerland. His project, Fab Tree Hab, has been exhibited at MoMA and widely published.  He is also a Partner at Planetary ONE and chosen by Wired magazine for "The 2008 Smart List: 15 People the Next President Should Listen To." Rolling Stone magazine honored Joachim  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. Dwell magazine featured him as one of "The NOW 99" in 2012.  He earned his doctorate from Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), a Masters of Architecture and Urban Design from Harvard University, Master of Architecture from Columbia University, and Bachelor of Public Studies,  SUNY at Buffalo with Honors.


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