Sandy Wolf – Meet a B&V'er – Board & Vellum Team

Sandy Wolf, AIA, LEED AP BD+C

Associate | Architect

Ohio native Sandy Wolf earned her dual bachelor’s degree in Architecture and Interior Architecture from Auburn University, and spent her thesis year at the school’s prestigious Rural Studio. Through that design-build program based in rural Alabama, she learned to weld, pour concrete, and “generally tolerate manual labor in the Alabama heat.”

Despite – or possibly thanks to – that experience, her career since has largely focused on urban settings. She relocated to Seattle in 2010, and prior to joining Board & Vellum, served as managing principal at a firm specializing in residential projects ranging from million dollar speculative homes to multi-family apartment buildings. Her résumé also includes designing commercial interiors for a Fortune 500 Company.

Although she loves exploring the PNW’s great outdoors, the self-proclaimed foodie, recycling enthusiast, and public transport devotee calls the city home. She lives with her husband and pet hedgehog, Frenchy, in Ballard, where she serves on the Ballard Avenue Landmark District Board.

Read Sandy’s introductory blog post.

Explore articles by Sandy Wolf from our blog.

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How Long Does a Commercial Project Take?

One of the most frequent questions we get from business owners is, “How long will my project take?” Of course, this varies a lot based on the scope and parameters of your particular project, but here are the basics of the time it takes to move through each of the phases of a commercial project.

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Ask an Architect, Commercial Office, Custom Residential, Landscape Architecture, Multi-Family Residential, Retail

How Long Does It Take to Get a Full Building Permit?

If you need a full building permit for your project (rather than an “over-the-counter” one) you need to include the additional time it takes for permit review in your project schedule. How long does it take to get a full building permit? It varies, but here is what you can expect in Seattle.

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Commercial Office, Retail

Do I Need to Permit My Commercial Space?

"Do I need to permit my commercial space?" If you are in Seattle, most likely, "Yes." The more important question is, "What type of permit do I need?" There are two major types of building permits in Seattle, and which type you need will impact your timeline for opening for business. Here’s how to plan.

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Firm Culture

Introducing, Sandy!

It's that time again! Time to introduce you to another new B&V'er, Sandy Wolf. Sandy hails from Ohio, and came to Seattle after attending Auburn University where she spent her final year as a member of the renowned design-build program, the Rural Studio.

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