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Mitchell Joachim - Articles, Interviews and Reviews


Joachim, Mitchell. “Envisioning Ecological Cities: The Sci-Fi Based Solution to Climate Change.” in: Mohsen Mostafavi and Gareth Doherty (Editors). Ecological Urbanism. Lars Müller Publishers. 2010. Hardcover, 640 pages, Language English, ISBN: 3037781890. Buy it at,,, or

Joachim, Mitchell. “Agora: Dreams and Visions." in: l’Arca. No. 246, April 2009, pp. 4- 11, (English).

Joachim, Mitchell. “Terrefuge." in: K. Feireiss and L. Feireiss (Editors). Architecture of Change 2: Sustainability and Humanity in the Built Environment. Die Gestalten Verlag. 2009. Hardcover, Language English, ISBN: 3899552636. Buy it at,,, or

Joachim, Mitchell. “Housing for the 21st Century; Urban Refuse, Housing & Wall-E." in: eVolo magazine. Issue 01, Fall 2009, pp.62-63. (English).

Joachim, Mitchell and Philippe Starck. “Designs for Violence, Ecology, Religion & Politics." in: TAR. Issue 2, Spring 2009. pp. 198-209, (English).

Joachim, Mitchell, Hayes Raffle and James Tichenor. "Super Cilia Skin." in: Blaine Brownell (Editor). Transmaterial 2. Princeton Architectural Press. 2008. Paperback, 248 pages, Language English, ISBN: 1568987226. Buy it at,,, or

Joachim, Mitchell and Melanie Fessel, “Profusion of Invention: eVolo Skyscraper Competitions." in: Bauwelt. May 9, 2008. (English).

Joachim, Mitchell and Michael Sorkin. “Go Figure Somerville." in: Anya Bokov (Editor). EDGE as CENTER; Envisioning the post-industrial landscape. Somerville MA. 2007. 119 pages, Language English, ISBN: 9780979867903. Buy it at,,, or

Joachim, Mitchell , Ryan Chin, Patrik Künzler, William Lark, and Smart Cities Group. "City Car: A New Design Approach Enabling Urban Mobility." in: Convergence. Society of Automotive Engineers (SAE). 2008. (English).

Joachim, Mitchell , Axel Kilian, Patrik Künzler, Peter Schmidt, “Development of an Articulated Vehicle Chassis the H-type." in: Kas Oosterhuis and Lukas Feireiss (Editors). Game Set and Match II. Episode publishers. 2006. Paperback, 616 pages, Language English, ISBN: 9059730364. Buy it at,,, or

Joachim, Mitchell , Douglas Joachim, Neri Oxman, “PeristalCity” and “RiverGyms." in: Thresholds Journal. No. 32, Access, 2006. (English).

Joachim, Mitchell , Javier Arbona, Lara Greden. “Nature's Home." in: Kjersti Monson and Alex Duval (Ediotrs). 30 60 90 08: Autonomous Urbanism. Princeton Architectural Press. 2005. Paperback, 90 pages, Language English, ISBN: 1568985223. Buy it at,,, or

Joachim, Mitchell , Javier Arbona, Lara Greden. “Fab Tree Hab." in: VISION, World Student Community for Sustainable Development (WSC-SD) Journal. April 25, 2005. (English).

Joachim, Mitchell . “Fab Tree Hab." in: Thresholds Journal. No. 26, Denatured, 2003. (English).

Joachim, Mitchell , Hayes Raffle, James Tichenor, “Super Cilia Skin." in: Human-Computer Interaction. Prentice Hall. 2003. Hardcover, 834 pages, Language English, ISBN: 0130461091. Buy it at,,, or


Joachim, Mitchell and Heather Smith (Interviewer). "Squeal Estate." in: Harpers. May 2010. (English).

Joachim, Mitchell and Heather Smith (Interviewer). "Why No One Wants to Eat the Meat House: The complicated world of meatchitecture." in: Meat Paper. Vol. 10, 2010. (English).

Joachim, Mitchell and Heather Walters (Interviewer). "Introducing TED Fellow: Mitchell Joachim." in: Business Week. February 13, 2010. (English).

Joachim, Mitchell and Marianne Crombs (Interviewer). "Interview." in: Minnesota Public Radio. March 26, 2010. (English). Listen to Audio. Joachim, Mitchell and Sarah Rafson (Interviewer). "Rethinking the architect: Mitchell Joachim on why the people who design our world should play a bigger role in saving it." in: The Varsity. March 3, 2010. (English).

Joachim, Mitchell and Ziya Tong (Interviewer). "Interview." in: Discovery Channel's Daily Planet. March 1, 2010. TV. (English).

Joachim, Mitchell and Block, Mary. "Grave New World." in: Heeb. Issue 22, 2009. (English).

Joachim, Mitchell and Steven Colbert (Interviewer). "Colbert Report - Mitchell Joachim." in: Colbert Report. May 7, 2009. TV Interview. (English).

Joachim, Mitchell, Thomas Lovejoy and Maywa Montenegro (Interviewer). “The Seed Salon: Thomas Lovejoy & Mitchell Joachim." in: Seed Magazine. Issue 22, June 2009, pp. 39-44, (English).

Joachim, Mitchell and Daria Ricchi, “100% Sustainability: Interview with Mitchell Joachim." in: AND Journal. No. 14, April 2009, pp. 84-87, (Italian).

Reviews/Featured in:

Kuntz, Melissa. "29 Chains to the Moon." in: Art in America. February 23, 2010. (English).

Hume, Christopher. "A meat home on the renewable range." in: Toronto Star. January 23, 2010. (English).

Weidinger, Jürgen. "Landschaftsarchitektur als Marke." in: Redaktion Garten + Landschaft. September 2009, pp. 10-13. (German).

Lepeska, David. "Sustainable cities are the solution." in: Guardian UK. September 13, 2009. (English).

Brown, Stephen Rex. "Avant-Garde Agriculture, Architecture Meet in B’klyn." in: Brooklyn Daily Eagle. August 19, 2009. (English).

“The RS 100: Agents of Change." in: Rolling Stone. April 2, 2009. p. 63, (English).

Lepeska, David. "Plotting Our Urban Future." in: Open. May 2, 2009. pp. cover, 18-22, (English).

Serranova, Mariana. “Mitchell Joachim: What is Ecotransology." in: ASB Journal. 2009. pp. 59-62, (Czech).

Avery, Dan. “Green Acre: A Hub of Eco-Friendly Entrepreneurs Grows in Brooklyn." in: New York Post. April 13th, 2009. p. 41, (English).

Vanderbilt, Tom. "Mitchell Joachim: Redesign Cities From Scratch." in: Wired. September 22, 2008. (English).

Lu, Cathy. “Green House." in: National Geographic Kids. June-July 2007. p. 22, (English).

Goede, Wolfgang C. “Bio-Bau: Aus Baumstämmen ein Haus flechten." in: P.M. June 2007. p. 14, (German).

Stern, Linda. "Beware of Squirrels." in: Newsweek. May 28, 2007. p. E2, (English).

Choi, Lily. “PeristalCity.” in: Architecture Competition Annual VIII. ARCHIWORLD Co.,Ltd, pp. 120-123. 2007. (English).

Santilli, Luciano. “Alberi a forma di casa." in: Panorama. No. 22, May 31, 2007. p. 254, (Italian).

Roberts, Tristan. “Architects Plan to Grow House from Plants." in: Green Source. Vol. 16, No. 4, Apr. 2007. (English).

Portwood, Jerry. "LES from Scratch: Architects re-imagine the city for the next century.” in: New York Press. Vol. 20, No.16, pp. 14-16, April 18-24, 2007. (English).

Thielicke, Robert. "Grun & Gut: Baumhaus." in: Focus. No. 18, April 30, 2007. p. 110, (German).

Bernhard, Brendan. "Global Warming Burnout." in: The New York Sun. April 25, 2007. (English).

Zacks, Stephen. "180 Varick Street." in: Metropolis. April 18, 2007. (English).

Sara Lisa Di Mario. "Vivere Eco." in: Home Wellness. No. 01, April-May 2007, p. 153-55, (Italian).

Irene de Bel. “Levend Boomhuis." in: Cobouw NL. No. 58. March 23, 2007. p.1 & 9, (Dutch).

Chris Lackner, "Grow your own home: 'Fab tree hab." in: Ottawa Citizen. March 8, 2007. p. A13 (English).

Lee, Hyun-Kyeong. “Mitchell Joachim." in: Science Donga. Seoul Korea, cover image, p. 16, Issue #03, March 2007. (English/Korean).

Nestor, James.
"Branching Out." in: Dwell. Vol. 7, No. 3, pp. 96-98, February 2007. (English).

Kellogg, Craig. "Tree/House." in: Interior Design. Vol. 78, Issue #1, January 1, 2007. p. 48, (English).

Speare, Mary. “Beyond Green Design." in: MIT Spectrum. Vol. XVIII No. IX p. 10. Spring 2007, (English).

Blask, Sara. "Home Grown." in: Iceland Review / Atlantica. No. 1, p.12, January-February 2007. (English).

Marogna, Di Gege. “House and Garden." in: Casamica. December 2006. pp. 67-8, (English).

Chiarella, Tom. "The Future of Driving." in: Esquire Magazine. December 2006. pp. 180, 244, (English).

Marques, Nelson. "O Carro do Futuro." in: Expresso Unica. No. 1777, November 18, 2006. pp.116-7, (Italian).

Marques, Nelson. "Uma Arvore Como Cas." in: Expresso Unica. No. 1775, November 4, 2006. pp.134-5, (Italian).

Johnson, Carolyn. "MIT plants seeds of a new kind of house." in: The Boston Globe. September 25, 2006. p. C1, (English).

Jones, Ronald. “The Art Market.” in: Frieze. Issue 101, p.39, September 2006. (English).

Arnaboldi, Mario Antonio. "Agora / Dreams and Visions eVolo Skyscraper 06 Competition." in: L'Arca. No. 215, pp. 48-49, June 2006. (English).

Klinkenberg, Arjen. "Fab Tree Hab." in: Holland Herald. KLM Media, NL., May 2006.

Dayal, Geeta. "A Sheep at the Wheel." in: Intersection. Issue 03, p. 78-79, 2006. (English).

Sarria, Toni. "Asi seran las viviendas en 2010." in: CNR. No. 111, May 2006. (Spanish).

Wall, Meredith. "Treehouse Turns Into House of Trees." in: Specifier. Issue 68, 2006. (English).

Staedter, Tracy. "Houses Woven Out of Trees Proposed." in: Discovery News. January 20, 2006. (English).

Mone, Gregory. "Grow Your Second Home." in: Popular Science. 2006. (English).

Staedter, Tracy. "House and Garden: Architects design a living home. in: Technology Review. July 11, 2006. (English).

Richard Reames, Arborsculpture- Solutions for a Small Planet. Arborsmith Studios, 2005. Paperback, 214 pages, Language English, ISBN: 0964728087. Buy it at,,, or

Zapata, Larissa Vázquez. "Casa verde, ambiente verde." in: El Nuevo Día. April 24, 2005. (Spanish).

Barton, David. "Create a Gym Competition." in: New York Magazine. February 7, 2005. p. 14, (English).

Gastel, Mikon van. "Imaginary Forces, Design Workshop: Integrated Identity Creation for Culture Communication." in: KDRI. 2005. (English).

Jo Boding, Julie. "I en verden med bløde biler vil ingen dø i trafikken." in: Politiken. Section 3, March 13, 2005. (Danish).

Belkin, Douglas. "2050 Future Shock." in: The Boston Globe Magazine. January 2, 2005. (English).

Brown, David J. (Editor). The HOME House Project: The Future of Affordable Housing. MIT Press, 2005. Paperback, 127 pages, Language English, ISBN: 0262524325. Buy it at,,, or

Marogna, Di Gege. “Quattro Ruote Intelligenti.” in: Casamica. November 2004. p. 79, (Italian).

M. Anahtar. "MIT & General Motors Investigate the Ultimate City Car of the Future." in: MURJ. Vol. 11, 2004, p. 3, (English).

Patton, Phil. "At M.I.T., Rethinking the Car for City Life." in: The New York Times. September 6, 2004. p. D9, (English).

Wall, Imogen. "Good Egg?" in: Intersection. Issue 10, 2004. pp. 20-21, (English).

Stephens, Suzanne Imagining Ground Zero : The Official & Unofficial Proposals for the World Trade Center Site. Rizzoli, 2004. Hardcover, 252 pages, Language English, ISBN: 0847826570. Buy it at,,, or

Scanlon, Jessie. "The Guru of Impossible Engineering Creates a Car." in: Popular Science. September 2004. pp. 105-9, (English).

Gadher, Dipesh. "Padded cars hail crunch-free future." in: The Sunday Times. U.K., August 15, 2004. (English).

McKee, Bradford. "Gehry and MIT: Click and Drive." in: The New York Times. August 5, 2004. Page D3, (English).

"The Car, From An Urban Designer's Perspective." in: PLAN #59, MIT Newsletter. Fall 2004. (English).

Chang, Richard. "No Stupid Questions: MIT lab searches for intelligent life in the fast lane." in: AutoWeek. July 22, 2004. (English).

"Rethinking the Car." in: FRAMES, MIT Media Laboratory. April/ May 2004. (English).

Baard, Mark.
"MIT Aims for the Bottom Line." in: Wired. May 2004. (English).

"Smart Cars." in: Technology Review. Vol. 107, April 3, 2004. (English).

Donoff, Elizabeth. "Urban Light." in: Architctural Lighting (A|L). May 11, 2004. (English).

Kotarski, Nick. "Tree Love Blossoms." in: New Scientist. April 17, 2004. (English).

Flint, Anthony. "Planner confronts a daunting challenge.” in: The Boston Globe. November 12, 2001. (English).

Steinhardt, Jenifer. "Planners Rethink Urban Designs." in: The Harvard Crimson. August, 17, 2001. (English).

Fox, Catherine. "How Harvard would remake Atlanta." in: Atlanta Journal-Constitution. July 3, 2001. (English).

Ho, Cathy Lang. "San Francisco's Last Greenbelt." in: San Francisco Examiner Sunday Magazine. May 19, 1998. (English).

Sorkin, Michael. "The Ungraspable City." in: Fisuras. No. 5, December 1997. (English).

Hadighi, Mehrdad. Project 25 Compendium. SUNY at Buffalo, April 1995. (English).

Chen, Arthur H. "Democracy Machine." in: Techne Magazine. SUNY at Buffalo, 1994. (English).

Hoffman, Dan. "Building Blocks." in: Intersight III. Vol. 1, No. 3, SUNY at Buffalo, 1994. (English).