Don is involved in all phases of project design especially in planting design, where his extensive knowledge of plant materials are effectively utilized. He holds an AA from Mt. San Antonio College.


Associate Designer

Bob has participated in a wide range projects since joining SQLA Inc. twelve years ago, including educational, streetscape, commercial, leisure and entertainment, and residential. He is responsible for the management and production of documents throughout all phases from schematic design and design development to construction documents, and his experience and skills have recently earned him the project management role on many of SQLA Inc’s key projects. Bob holds an A.S. in Architecture from Pasadena City College.


Lulin is involved in providing CAD drawings, diagrams, 3D models, digital renderings, presentation booklets and construction documentation for all current projects at SQLA. She has participated in various research and projects, including but not limited to producing design studies, site analyses, and master plans. She holds a Master of Landscape Architecture from the University of Southern California and a B.E. in Landscape Architecture (five-year degree) from Southeast University in Nanjing, Jiangsu, China.


Principal Designer
Samuel K. Kim is the founder and principal designer of SQLA Inc.. With over 30 years of design experience, Samuel has a unique and innovative approach to landscape and urban design, along with a wealth of experience on a wide variety of public, private and international landscape design projects. His areas of expertise include community master planning, site planning, streetscape urban design, specific leisure and entertainment, commercial, industrial, institutional and residential design projects.
Samuel Kim is a registered licensed landscape architect in California and Nevada and holds a B.S. in Landscape Architecture from Cal Poly, San Luis Obispo.


Muhammad is responsible for preliminary designs, client consultations, and working drawing production at SQLA. He designs on a variety of projects, from single-family homes to retrofitting existing buildings and new apartment complexes. Muhammad has rich experience in conceptualizing commercial and resort projects. Muhammad holds a B.S. in Landscape Architecture from King Abdual Aziz University, Jeddah, Saudi Arabia.


Kristen has been with SQLA for over a year, and works on a variety of projects, including design competition work and residential, residential community, commercial, and public projects. She has been responsible for presentations, presentation drawings, presentation packaging, schematic design, design development, and construction administration. She holds a B.S. in Landscape Architecture from California Polytechnic State University, Pomona.


Amber holds a B.A. in Landscape Architecture from Cal Poly Pomona with a minor in Regenerating Studies, which emphasized sustainable design. She is the most recent addition to our team and will be focusing on estate design and construction management. Her interest is in learning more about sustainable design in the context of commercial work, and she hopes to see how our large-scale projects can have a positive impact on the environment.


Rose has a wide scope of design experience and skill, ranging from furniture and product design, to environmental & graphic design. She has participated in various product design competitions and received awards throughout her career as a furniture designer in Thailand. Rose holds a B.A. in Production Design specializing in Furniture Design from Silpakorn University in Bangkok, Thailand. Since relocating to the United States, Rose has completed a number of environmental design, product design, and interaction design classes at the Art Center College of Design in Pasadena.


SQLA Inc Main Office

2669 Saturn Street,

Brea, CA 92821

Phone. 562 905 0800