Awards

2017
40 Under 40 Honoree by the Sacramento Business Journal – Juried Select
2017
TopoSHARE juried selection for the Sacramento Creative Economy Pilot Project
2017
ATLAS Lab selected for San Francisco Arts Commission Pre-Qualified Artists Pool
2016
The Dune voted winner for the ‘Pitch for Change’ competition hosted by – Metro Edge, Sacramento Metro Chamber of Commerce
2016
American Society of Landscape Architecture – Northern California Chapter, “Peak Experience” Design Merit Award
2016
American Society of Landscape Architecture – Northern California Chapter, “PORTAL” Design Merit Award
2016
National ASLA Grant Competition for Emerging Landscape Architects – Juried Select
2015
40 Under 40 Urban Innovator – Vanguard Conference – NextCity.org – Juried Select
2014
Market Street Prototyping Festival “Peak Experience” – Juried Select
2011
Jardins Metis International Garden Festival “15 Knots” – Juried Select
2011
First Place for Catalyst: Sacramento Capitol Mall Competition “Capitol Canopy” – Juried Select
2011
ASLA Merit of Excellence – Harvard Graduate School of Design – Juried Select
2010
Harvard Graduate School of Design, Penny White Traveling Grant – “Cataloging Networks Along the New Jersey Turnpike – Juried Select
2010
Harvard Graduate School of Design, Penny White Traveling Grant – “Landscape Quick-Stop” – Juried Select

Publications

2016
Garza, Kimberly. “Dendritic Zoning: Establishing a New Urban Gradient in the Garden State” in Water Index: Design Strategies for Drought, Flooding and Contamination” by Seth McDowell: 154-157.
2016
Garza, Kimberly (ATLAS Lab). “Sand Castle” in Sactown Magazine, by Anna Petkovich. June/July. Print.
2016
Garza, Kimberly, Andrew tenBrink (ATLAS Lab). “The Dune” in World Landscape Architecture Magazine, No. 25, edited by Damian Holmes. May 2016: 64-67.
2016
“Down By The Riverside: MetroEdge ‘Pitch for Change’ winner want to reinvigorate Sacramento’s riverbanks for a new generation” in Comstock’s Magazine, by Robin Epley. May 6. Web.
2016
“Local landscape designer aims to turn Sacramento riverfront into urban beach front“ in Sactown Magazine, by Anna Petkovich. April 1. Web.
2015
“EDGErs in the Spotlight: Kimberly Garza” on Metro-Edge.org by Michael Young. September. Web.
2013
Garza, Kimberly (ATLAS Lab). “Dendritic Zoning” on World Landscape Architecture Magazine, edited by Damian Holmes. July 12. Web.
2013
Garza, Kimberly and Andrew tenBrink. “Flex Street” in World Landscape Architecture Magazine: 11 edited by Damian Holmes. 22-25.
2013
Garza, Kimberly, Erik Prince and Andrew tenBrink (ATLAS Lab). ”Curating the Common” on World Landscape Architecture Magazine, edited by Damian Holmes. April 23. Web.
2013
Garza, Kimberly and Erik Prince. “Resilience in the Right of Way” in Ground Up Journal: Grit edited by Rebecca Sunter and Monica Way (Berkeley: University of California, May 2013): 18-23. Print.
2013
“City of Promise” by Christopher Arns, Sacramento News and Review. February 21, 2013. Print.
2013
“Sacramento’s Capitol Canopy” by Georgia Silvera Seamans, Local Ecologist. April 16, 2013. Web.
2012
Garza, Kimberly. “The Landscape of Hydrology, Mobility and Cultivation in the Garden State” in Ground Up Journal: Grit, edited by Sara Jensen Carr and Michal Kapitulmik (Berkeley: University of California 2012): 22-27. Print.
2012
Garza, Kimberly, Andrew tenBrink (ATLAS Lab). “15 Knots” on Landezine: Landscape Architecture Works. September 19. Web.
2011
Garza, Kimberly. “Revealing Networks and Flows at the New Jersey Turnpike” in A View on Harvard Vol. 3 (Barcelona, Spain: Actar Publishers, 2010): 202-203.
2011
Metz, T. “Een nieuw verhaal voor Dordrecht,” Salt and Sweet Water and the Dutch. Rotterdam, Holland:NAi UITGEVERS publishers, 2011. Print.
2010
Belanger, Pierre, Nina-Marie Lister. “Estuarine Urbanism,” GSD Platforms 3, edited by Emily Waugh (Barcelona, Spain: Actar Publishers, 2010): 220–225.
2010
Ireland, C., “Rising Seas, Raising Hopes,” Harvard Gazette, May 5, 2010.
2010
Garza, Kimberly, Karle, S.T., “De-Damming Urbanism,” Innovative Solutions for the Delta, UNESCO Delta Competition, 2010. 73–86. (Honorable Mention)