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Jill Burdeen is the Principal of Multifamily Housing at Board & Vellum, an architecture, interior design, and landscape architecture firm in Seattle, Washington.

Jill Burdeen

Principal, Architecture

Jill loves collaborative design that echoes her clients’ visions and energizes the community. In her role as Principal, she uses efficiency as motivation to creatively fill a site while also producing truly usable spaces. She is enthusiastic about color and patterns and tries to find unique and tasteful ways to incorporate them into project design.

Bringing over 20 years of design experience in the multifamily and mixed-use world, Jill’s project portfolio ranges from townhouse projects on a podium to large-scale, mid-rise apartment buildings, and she has a passion for dense, urban infill developments. She is intimately familiar with the Seattle market, proficient in all aspects of residential architecture – from feasibility through construction – and brings a thorough knowledge of city processes and code intricacies.

Jill holds a Bachelor of Arts Degree, with a focus in Business and Telecommunications, and a Master of Architecture Degree. She has spent time volunteering with groups like Architects Without Borders, Food Lifeline, Noel House, and Marra Farms. When she is not at the office, you can find Jill racing around town with her two daughters chasing rainbows and unicorns. Jill also likes to dabble in party planning and has hopes of someday opening a candy store.

Jill Burdeen is a member of the Board & Vellum ownership group.

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A sample collection of Jill’s project contributions.

From townhouses to mid-rise apartment buildings and mixed-use developments, Jill has two decades of experience working with the intricacies of the Seattle market.

Stellar Apartments at 1405 Dexter, Seattle, WA – Board & Vellum
Multifamily Housing in South Lake Union

Stellar Apartments

An efficient, yet distinctive design, this new apartment building responds to its transit-oriented location without blending in with the crowd.

On The Boards
Sustainable Living Designed Around Public Life

Stream Overlake Apartments

With a lofty goal of LEED Platinum certification, Stream Overlake seeks to blend highly-sustainable living with family-sized apartment homes in the center of Redmond’s bustling Overlake neighborhood.

Tanager Apartments – Board & Vellum

Tanager Apartments | Rendering of proposed project.

On The Boards
Dense Urban Housing Meets PNW Beauty

Tanager Apartments

Inspired by the community’s rich history and culture, the Tanager Apartments celebrate the best of dense city-living in Seattle’s Capitol Hill neighborhood, while honoring the natural beauty of the Pacific Northwest.

New Townhomes Along Greenwood Avenue

Bitter Lake Townhouses

Nestled on a site with a mature tree canopy, this new townhouse development forms a pedestrian-centric community along a busy arterial in North Seattle.

Stream Dexios Apartments – Apartments in Westlake
New 80-Unit Mixed-Use Apartment Building

Stream Dexios Apartments

New construction for a 6-story + mezzanine mixed-use building with one story of below-grade parking and sweeping views from the rooftop.

Riverfront Place Townhomes in Wenatchee – Board & Vellum
On The Boards
Mixing Modern Luxury With Country Comfort

Riverfront Place Townhomes

Designed with comfort and community in mind, these new townhomes balance modern sustainability practices with farmhouse charm.

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