Gavin Schaefer

Senior Associate, Product Design - Architecture

Gavin Schaefer is the Senior Associate of Product Design - Architecture for Sidewalk Labs.

Prior to Sidewalk, Gavin was at Katerra working on large-scale projects along the West Coast. Gavin is passionate about sustainable urban development and enjoys the challenge of interfacing technical solutions with the status quo of the AEC industry. Before Katerra, Gavin worked at the City of Vancouver (Canada) Planning Department, Perkins&Will, and DIALOG.

Gavin studied at Dalhousie University and the University of Oxford. During his career, Gavin also became a registered architect, Project Management Professional, Certified Passive House Designer, and Member of the Royal Institute of Chartered Surveyors.

He currently lives in West Seattle with his wife Monica and son Conrad. They love going outdoors to camp, swim, and hike. His current hobby is fixing up his 1929 craftsman house.