Open International Design Competition to Envision the Sixth Borough of New York City:
The ONE PRIZE committee invites the most talented and imaginative architects, landscape architects, urban designers, planners, engineers, scientists, entrepreneurs, economists, artists, students, and individuals to propose ideas for the NYC Blue Network and The World’s Largest Clean Tech Expo in 2014.
These propositions must include; expanding waterborne transportation, linking the five boroughs with transit hubs, incorporating ferries, water taxis, bike shares, electric car-shares, electric shuttle buses, providing in-water recreation, educational events, cultural activities, pavilion halls, and climate resilience.
Jan 27, 2011
Jan 12, 2011
An intensified version of an autarchic Brroklyn supplies all vital needs fpr its population. Dilapidated structures are replaced with vertical agriculture and housing merged with infrastructure. Visionary operations are not just about a comprehensive model of tomorrow's city, but an initial platform for discourse.. Author: Joachim, Mitchell
Jan 11, 2011
On Flatbush Avenue, Seven Stories Chock-Full of Ideas, by Jed Lipinski, Photos Benjamin Norman Published NYTimes: January 11, 2011.
"Mitchell Joachim, an ecological architect and one of three TED fellows (for technology, entertainment and design)on the floor, likens the Metropolitan Exchange to a modern-day version of Bauhaus, the German design school. “People here have enormous credentials and potential to succeed,” Mr. Joachim said. “Plus the rent is ridiculously cheap.” Mr. Joachim’s nonprofit design collective, Terreform One, promotes green initiatives in cities. Its conceptual projects are on display, including One-Day Tower, a model of a 53-story building built from all the trash produced by New York City in 24 hours."
featuring the work of 15 artists, designers and architects.
Some of these works examine the inward aspect of Paradise,
evoking states of happiness, exaltation or -- less heavenly --
the struggle to achieve perfect inner harmony.
Others have turned toward the future, imagining urban utopias,
culinary perfection and even the rendering of heaven itself.
Contributors to Paradise 2
Theo Stewart Stand
Theo Stewart Stand
Jan 5, 2011
A talk on Living Materials and Architecture from Rachel Armstrong & Mitchell Joachim, Terreform ONE at the Google building in New York.see YouTube