Speaker Details

Cali Pfaff

Project Planner & Landscape Architect
Design Workshop

Cali is a planner and landscape architect at Design Workshop, where she has served as a key team member to many of the firm’s most innovative planning efforts including the Sun Valley EcoDistrict Master Plan, City of Vancouver’s Parks and Open Space Master Plan and Denver’s Outdoor Downtown Plan. A graduate of the Harvard Graduate School of Design, Cali is known for her ability to craft a story for every project and rigorous design research. Her portfolio spans urban design, cityscale master planning and built work.

Cali brings a background in sociology and urban studies. She is a writer turned designer, with a background in design writing and book editing. Cali has worked on the editorial team of a number of publications, including Harvard Design Magazine and Metropolis Books. Previously, she worked for the design nonprofit, Public Architecture, in San Francisco, which champions pro bono and public interest design. Her interests lie at the intersection of environmental justice, placemaking, and detailed design.

Cali is a Colorado native who grew up in the foothills of Golden.