Design Workshop announces 11 promotions recognizing exceptional leadership and commitment to professional growth.




DENVER, Colorado – Design Workshop is pleased to announce the promotion of eleven team members who have been recognized for their leadership in working with clients, colleagues and peers, their commitment to professional growth, and their support for the growth and success of others.

Darla Callaway, PLA, AICP, CDT, LEED AP BD+C
Darla Callaway has been promoted to the role of Principal. A landscape architect and planner in Design Workshop’s Aspen office, Darla is committed to the design and execution of projects that leave a legacy for future generations.

Manisha Kaul, PLA, ASLA, LEED AP
Manisha Kaul has been promoted to the role of Associate. As Director of Design Workshop’s Chicago office, Manisha’s interests lie in creating resiliency, harmony and balance between the built and natural environments through design.

Meg Plumb, PLA, AICP, CDT, LEED GA
Meg Plumb has been promoted to the role of Associate. A landscape architect in the Aspen office, Meg is passionate about creating spaces that shape everyday experience and benefit communities as well as ecologies.

Kuang Xin, PLA, AICP, LEED AP ND
Kuang Xin has been promoted to the role of Associate. A planner and landscape architect in Design Workshop’s Lake Tahoe office, Kuang is committed to lifelong learning, being a mentor for others, and delivering socially impactful landscape architecture projects.

Carly Klein, LEED GA
Carly Klein has been promoted to the role of Associate. A project planner, designer and GIS Analyst in Design Workshop’s Aspen office, Carly focuses on the interactions between built and natural environments and has specific expertise in wildfire resilience.

Sarah Delcambre, PLA
Sarah Delcambre has been promoted to the role of Associate. A landscape architect in Design Workshop’s Houston office, Sarah is committed to maintain landscape architecture as an art form and to promote its role in preserving our environment.

Hugo Colón, AIT, LEED AP
Hugo Colón has been promoted to the role of Associate. A landscape designer in Design Workshop’s Houston office, Hugo has a passion for engaging the public in the design process to instill community and commitment in the project.

Jason Ficht, AICP CUD
Jason Ficht has been promoted to the role of Associate. An urban designer and urban planner in Design Workshop’s Los Angeles office, Jason has a great appreciation for how the public and private sector shape communities and improve quality of life.

Micah Giardetti, PLA
Micah Giardetti has been promoted to the role of Associate. A landscape architect in Design Workshop’s Denver office, Micah’s interests lie in understanding and addressing the challenges that face rapidly expanding urban environments.

Laura Bryant, PLA
Laura Bryant has been promoted to the role of Associate. A landscape architect in Design Workshop’s Austin office, Laura sees design as an opportunity to engage the community to create vital and impactful places.

John Spiess, PLA, CDT, LEED GA
John Spiess has been promoted to the role of Associate. A landscape architect in Design Workshop’s Aspen office, John is interested in the cultural and ecological foundations of landscape and how design is shaped by movement.