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11.06.17 ATLAS LAB AWARDED CREATIVE ECONOMY PILOT PROJECT GRANT!

The highly competitive grant program is a City of Sacramento initiative to increase economic activity and improve public spaces through art, food, and technology initiatives.

ATLAS Lab’s proposal, “TOPOshare” is a temporary art installation that seeks to improve public life on Broadway and serve as community outreach tool for local nonprofits. Comprised of a series of colorful milk crates, once assembled and configured, create a “topographic” surface for the community to interact, discover and play. Partnering with local nonprofits, the same milk crates will be used to collect donation goods pre and post installation. Stay tuned for more information.


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10.06.17 KIMBERLY GARZA AWARDED 40 UNDER 40 BY SACRAMENTO BUSINESS JOURNAL

SACRAMENTO BUSINESS JOURNAL HONORS YOUNG PROFESSIONALS THAT EXCEL IN THEIR WORKPLACES AND IN THEIR COMMUNITIES.


6.12.17 KIMBERLY GARZA OF ATLAS LAB FEATURED IN COMSTOCK'S MAGAZINE

KIMBERLY GARZA CHATS WITH COMSTOCK'S MAGAZINE ABOUT THE ROLE OF LANDSCAPE ARCHITECTURE AND MAKING VIBRANT PUBLIC SPACES IN OUR CITIES.


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3.20.17 ASLA ANNUAL MEETING AND EXPO - LOS ANGELES

KIMBERLY GARZA TO SPEAK AT THE 2017 ASLA ANNUAL MEETING IN LOS ANGELES. PANEL TOPICS INCLUDE: "4 UNDER 40: EMERGING LEADERS IN LANDSCAPE ARCHITECTURE" AND "PROTOTYPE TO PERMANENT: DESIGNING SHORT TERM PROJECTS FOR LONG TERM CHANGE"!


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3.1.17 LANDSCAPE ARCHITECTURE MAGAZINE - MARCH ISSUE

ATLAS Lab featured in this month's Landscape Architecture Magazine cover story, "Start Your Engines" alongside 12 entrepreneurs discussing the process of starting a design practice! Find out more here: bit.ly/MARCH17LAM


2.11.17 INAUGURAL WORLD LANDSCAPE ARCHITECTURE AWARDS

KIMBERLY GARZA TO JURY THE INAUGURAL WORLD LANDSCAPE ARCHITECTURE AWARDS. DEADLINE FEBURARY 24, 2017.


2.3.17 ARTSTREET EXHIBIT OPEN TO THE PUBLIC!

PART OF THE LARGE-SCALE ART EXPERIENCE, "THE GROVE" IS AN INTERACTIVE LANDSCAPE ART INSTALLATION COMPRISED OF REDWOOD TREES AND 500 CRATES, INSPIRED BY THE HISTORY OF THE MILL, THAT INVITES VISITORS TO SIT, LOUNGE AND PLAY. COME VISIT #ARTSTREET916 FROM FEB 3 - 25TH, 300 1ST STREET, SACRAMENTO, CA.


1.23.17 UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA, DAVIS - ADVANCED LANDSCAPE ARCHITECTURE DESIGN STUDIO

KIMBERLY GARZA KICKS OFF ADVANCED LANDSCAPE ARCHITECTURE DESIGN STUDIO FOCUSED ON DEVELOPING INNOVATIVE DESIGN SCENARIOS FOR THE SACRAMENTO RIVERFRONT.


01.07.17 ATLAS LAB SELECTED FOR ART STREET EXHIBIT

A LARGE SCALE ART EXPERIENCE PRODUCED BY M5ARTS, A NON-PROFIT COLLECTIVE. ART STREET WILL BE AN EXHIBITION AND FORUM FOR SERIOUS AND PLAYFUL THINKING ABOUT ART AND THE VITAL ROLE IT PLAYS IN CULTURE'S SUCCESS IN THE WORLD TODAY.


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12.01.16 ATLAS LAB IN KERB JOUNRAL

PEAK EXPERIENCE FEATURED IN KERB JOURNAL 23 - DIGITAL LANDSCAPES.


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12.07.16 Sactown Magazine Dec/Jan Issue

MICRODUNE FEATURED IN SACTOWN MAGAZINE DEC/JAN. ISSUE.


10.13.16 MICRODUNE ON VIEW AT GATHER! 

NEXT STOP GATHER! MICRODUNE WILL BE ON DISPLAY AT GATHER NIGHTS, THURSDAY, OCTOBER 13TH! GIVE US YOUR FEEDBACK ON THE MICRODUNE PROTOTYPE AND WAYS TO IMPROVE SACRAMENTO'S RIVERFRONT EXPERIENCE: FEEDBACK SURVEY.


10.07.16 MICRODUNE TO DEBUT AT OAK PARK FIRST FRIDAY

MICRODUNE, A MOBILE POP UP PARK THAT EMBODIES THE HISTORICAL LANDSCAPE OF THE SACRAMENTO DELTA WILL DEBUT AT OAK PARK FIRST FRIDAYS, OCTOBER 7TH!


08.17.16 CREATIVITY+ LECTURE SERIES

KIMBERLY GARZA TO KICK OFF Creativity+ LECTURE SERIES WITH SONNY MAYUGBA. 


07.15.16 2016 NATIONAL GRANT COMPETITION FOR EMERGING LANDSCAPE ARCHITECTS

KIMBERLY GARZA RECEIVES 2016 NATIONAL ASLA GRANT COMPETITION FOR EMERGING LANDSCAPE ARCHITECTS FOR HER DESIGN PROPOSAL, THE DUNE. 


04.21.16 PEAK EXPERIENCE RECEIVES ASLA MERIT AWARD FROM THE ASLA Northern California Chapter.

Drawing from the nearly 53 hills that frame San Francisco’s diverse neighborhoods, Peak Experience re-conceives San Francisco’s hills into a series of undulating mounds that promote the integration of play in the urban fabric. In response to often static streetscape design models, Peak Experience re-imagines three iconic hills of San Francisco (Nob Hill, Russian Hill and Telegraph Hill) into a flexible play surface, providing an opportunity for safe play along Market Street while educating the community about San Francisco’s unique landscape.


04.01.16 THE DUNE FEATURED IN Sactown Magazine


03.18.16 THE DUNE VOTED WINNER FOR THE EMERGE SUMMIT: PITCH FOR CHANGE!

"At this year’s Emerge Summit for young professionals on March 18, Sacramento native Kimberly Garza debuted her proposal to create a semi-permanent urban beach installation along the West Sacramento side of the riverfront. She won first prize in the Pitch for Change competition at the summit, which called for creative ideas to improve Sacramento, and was awarded $4,500 worth of mentorship, marketing and advising from East Sacramento marketing firm Uptown Studios."


01.12.16 ThINKFAST EXHIBIT

The exhibition showcases and collectively deconstructs all stages of the conceptual design process, with sketches and built works by students, early-career practitioners and such well-established designers. From rough to more resolved, the show traces layers of the designer’s investment as an idea first becomes visible both through traditional as well as more contemporary imaging methods. The interdisciplinary collection is to be exhibited at three distinguished academic venues (Ball State University in Indiana, Kansas State University, and the School of Design Strategies at Parsons in New York City) in the 2015-2016 academic year.


01.04.16 RAILYARDS 3.0

Kimberly Garza to lead advanced design studio on developing landscape-based design strategies for the Sacramento Railyards at University of California, Davis


Photo credit: José Luis Villegas

Photo credit: José Luis Villegas

11.14.15 KIMBERLY GARZA FEATURED IN SACRAMENTO BEE

Kimberly Garza talks about how design can connect Sacramento with its Rivers in the Sacramento Bee.


09.15.15 EDGERS IN THE SPOTLIGHT

Kimberly Garza featured in MetroEdge's EDGErs in the Spotlight.


05.29.15 LANDSCAPE ARCHITECTURE KOREA

Peak Experience featured in laK landscape architecture Korea


05.19.15 Peak Experience featured in World Landscape Architecture.


05.02.15 TOPOS MAGAZINE

Dedamming the Dutch Delta featured in TOPOS Magazine, “Resilience: Designing the New Sustainability” by Nina-Marie Lister.


05.08.15 NEXT CITY VANGUARD CONFERENCE

Kimberly Garza named 40 under 40 urban innovator for the 2015 Vanguard Conference. Reno, NV.


 04.1.15 2015 MARKET STREET PROTOTYPING FESTIVAL

Peak Experience on display at the Market Street Prototyping Festival. San Francisco, Ca


03.27.15 METRO EDGE - EMERGE SUMMIT

Kimberly Garza to present Interactive Arts: Sacramento Supervision at the Emerge Summit Conference. Sacramento, Ca.


10.02.12 Catalyst: Sacramento Capitol Mall Competition

ATLAS Lab selected as First Place winner of Catalyst: Sacramento Capitol Mall Competition “Capitol Canopy” City of Sacramento: Sacramento, California.


06.03.12 BRACKET [GOES SOFT]

Kimberly Garza and Sarah Thomas Karle selected contributor to Bracket: Goes Soft “undamming the Dutch Delta” edited by Mason White. Actar.


02.11.12 INTERNATIONAL GARDEN FESTIVAL - GRAND-METIS, QUEBEC

ATLAS Lab and Forbes Lipschitz to be featured in 2012 International Garden Festival “15 Knots” Reford Gardens: Grand Metis, Quebec, Canada.