Kimberly Holden

Kimberly Holden

Founding Principal of SHoP Architects


Kimberly Holden is an American architect and a founding partner of SHoP Architects of New York. This design think tank has pushed the architect’s realm past form making and into software design, real estate development, construction, and the co-development of new sustainable technologies. She received her architecture degree from Columbia University in 1994 where she graduated with Honors in Design.

SHoP’s award winning projects include the Barclays Center at Atlantic Yards in Brooklyn, a two-mile esplanade and park along the East River Waterfront, the Innovation Hub Government Complex in Botswana, Africa, a new stadium for Major League Soccer, The Porter House and South Street Seaport Redevelopment in New York, and projects for diverse clients such as MoMA, Google, Columbia, Virgin, Goldman Sachs, and the de Menil Museum.  

She has served on many juries and her work has been reviewed and published in periodicals such as Architect, Architectural Record, The New Yorker, AD, Metropolis, Wired, FastCompany, Wallpaper, Surface, Dwell, A+U, and The New York Times, among others.

SHoP received the 2009 National Design Award in Architecture Design from the Cooper-Hewitt, National Design Museum, the Emerging Voices Award in 2001 from the Architectural League of New York, the Academy Award in Architecture from the National Academy of Arts and Letters in 2000, as well as multiple Progressive Architecture and AIA Awards and Citations.  

SHoP published their monograph titled, “Out of Practice,” in 2011.

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