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Renée Roman – Meet a B&V'er – Board & Vellum Team

Renée Roman, RA, LEED AP, Master Gardener

Senior Associate | Architect | Cabin & Ranch Studio Lead

Renée is a generalist architect with particular sensitivity and expertise in the residential project type, site issues, and environments for the arts. She completed her Bachelor of Environmental Design at the University of Colorado, summa cum laude, and her Master of Architecture at the University of Washington. Growing up outside of Philadelphia instilled an interest in historic places early on, and completing her master’s degree abroad in Rome clinched the deal.

Her career began at GGLO, working on the nationally-landmarked Eagles Auditorium Building (now the home to the ACT Contemporary Theater), and Bellweather affordable housing. At Leavengood Architects, Renée continued to work on a variety of historic projects for the National Park Service and Washington State. She also developed a unique niche in designing vacation homes, ranch projects, and working with artists and craftspeople. Her work on ranch projects gave her an opportunity to explore the relationship of land and the built environment by exploring land restoration, land planning, and the many unique subsets of structures and utilities in large land settings.

Renée is a member of the Seattle Art Museum, Vashon Center for the Arts, and Architects Without Borders. Renée is thrilled to be at Board & Vellum, where the design process is charged with enthusiasm, and talent is boundless for creating timeless environments.

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Explore articles by Renée Roman from our blog.

Arts & Culture
Custom Residential
Firm Culture
Other Tangents
Other Tangents

What Is A Ranch?

Ranches conjure up all sorts of imagery in our imaginations. But when it comes down to designing one, what are we really talking about? It’s more than just the land, and it’s more than just the built structures — it is the symbiotic relationship between the two, and cultivating that requires careful exploration and design.

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Arts & Culture

An Art Walk Sneak Peek: Works by Frank Ching

During the current pandemic crisis, we aren’t currently able to host in-person events in our By Others gallery at the Board & Vellum office on Capitol Hill in Seattle. But, that doesn’t at all mean we aren’t super excited about this one! To tide you over, please enjoy this preview of works by Frank Ching.

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Custom Residential

What to Think About When Designing a Cabin

When designing a cabin, what should you think about? What happens behind-the-scenes during the design process that results in a cabin that simply “feels right”? Read on for a bit of a peek at what guides us when collaborating with clients on a cabin project.

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Firm Culture

Introducing, Renée Roman!

Meet the newest addition to the Board & Vellum team, Renée Roman. Originally hailing from outside Philadelphia, she migrated toward the west coast gradually via Colorado, and now lives and loves the island life on Vashon.

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