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Leslie Batten – Meet a B&V'er – Board & Vellum Team

Leslie Batten, PLA, CPSI, LEED Green Associate

Associate | Landscape Architect

Leslie’s diverse background as a landscape architect is a great asset to the Board & Vellum team. She has experience with single-family, multi-family, senior housing, school campuses, parks, and streetscapes. She holds a Master of Landscape Architecture from the University of Washington and received her Washington State license in 2015.

Her ecological background brings a sustainability focus to her projects that helps guide material selection and accentuates a site’s existing natural features. She is a LEED Green Associate, has worked on Living Building Challenge projects, and enjoys working closely with clients to discover the little things that make a space personal.

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Firm Culture
Going Green
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Going Green

Environmentally Responsible Design & Sustainability

Pairing environmentally responsible design with beautiful-designed spaces is very important to us. So, to kick off the near year, we wrote a manifesto declaring the principles we’ll follow to ensure we are doing the best we can to help not only our clients but those who inhabit the spaces and places we create in the future.

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Landscape Architecture

What Material Should I Use for My Deck?

There are a lot of types of wood decks to choose from. How do you know which might be the right one for you? As the first in a series about decking materials, this post covers your main options for building a wood deck and explores the pros and cons of the different wood choices.

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Landscape Architecture

April is Landscape Architecture Month!

April is Landscape Architecture Month, and with all the hints of spring popping up around us, it's the perfect time to celebrate the profession that brings you parks, trails, gardens, streetscapes, national parks, plazas, community p-patches, and all the places that make getting outside to enjoy the season all the more enjoyable and inviting.

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Ask an Architect, Landscape Architecture

Questions to Ask a Landscape Architect or Site Design Team in an Interview

When you are looking into hiring a landscape architect or a site design team, even if you’ve been through the process before, make sure you ask these important ten questions. From design process, to fee structure, to timeline, and more, we lay it out for you so you can jump into your project well-informed.

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Firm Culture

Introducing, Leslie Batten!

Our Landscape Architecture studio is growing! This time on "Meet at B&V'er," say hi to Leslie Batten, Board & Vellum's latest landscape architect. Leslie spends time away from work enjoying the great outdoors of the Pacific Northwest: hiking in the mountains, and biking through wine country.

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