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Fabiola Vargas – Associate | Architecture at Board & Vellum

Fabiola Vargas, Associate AIA

Associate | Architecture

Fabiola was born 5,000 miles away from Seattle, in Peru, but then moved to Seattle as a child. When she was 12 years old, a family friend took her to a “Girls in Engineering and Architecture” weekend workshop, and she realized that she wanted to be an architect. She studied interdisciplinary visual arts, architecture, and anthropology at the University of Washington, then earned her Master of Architecture from CCA. Her diverse education has resulted in a strong sense of art/aesthetics/design, cultural understanding, and strong analytical/research skills.

Before joining the team at Board & Vellum, Fabiola worked in San Francisco and gained experience in commercial, retail, and residential design. Her first and largest architectural project was working on “The Market,” a grocery-restaurant-hybrid located below the Twitter headquarters in San Francisco. Fabiola seeks to create authentic architecture that is innovative, elevates the human experience, and enhances the community. She believes that successful architecture resides at the intersection of architecture, art, and culture.

During her spare time, Fabiola gives back to the community through her involvement with the AIA, the Seattle Architecture Foundation, and the Fremont Arts Council. She also enjoys print-making, drawing, dancing samba, and road trips.

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Works by Morgan Welch & Donal Murphy in the “By Others” Gallery at Board & Vellum

A new show is launching at the By Others gallery! For January’s Capitol Hill Art Walk, we are hosting works by two artists: Morgan Welch (also a B&V’er) and Donal Murphy. Read their artist statements, here, ahead of the January 9th opening reception.

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Works by Daniel Ash & Julianna Karr in the “By Others” Gallery at Board & Vellum

Ready for a new show in the By Others gallery? We’ve been on hold for construction, but we are back! For November’s Capitol Hill Art Walk, we are hosting works by two artists: Daniel Ash and Julianna Karr. Read their artist statements, here, ahead of the November 14th opening reception.

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How Your Neighborhood Can Inform the Design of Your Commercial Space

Neighborhood and community context is important to the success of a retail — or other commercial — space. Here’s how being site-specific can be beneficial to your commercial project and help you make the impact you need to win and retain customers.

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Introducing, Fabiola Vargas!

Meet our new B&V team member, Fabiola Vargas! Fabiola was born in Peru, but moved Seattle as a child. By 12 years old, she already knew she wanted to be an architect. She earned her M.Arch in San Francisco and stayed working a few years, but we are now glad to have her back in Seattle!

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