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Night School with Board & Vellum: The Architecture of Small Business

Join Jeff Pelletier of Board & Vellum; Dani Cone of Fuel Coffee, High 5 Pie, and Cone & Steiner; I-Miun Liu of the Oasis Tea Zone; and Lindsey Engh of Impact Hub Seattle for a panel discussion on the impact of architecture on small business. B&V Night School: 6PM August 31st, Below Grade at B&V.

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Night School: Torre David – Recap

Board & Vellum recently hosted a screening of Torre David during Night School, followed by a lively discussion about how ownership of space (even if not official, or even sanctioned) leads to inherent care of the space, fostering community, and building supportive architectural environments.

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Night School: Crowded Cities and Impromptu Settlements

We are hosting the next “Night School” at our new office on Wednesday, July 27th at 6 PM, at B&V's Below Grade event space! Come watch and discuss a screening of Urban Think Tank's "Torre David," a documentary on the extra-legal occupation of a partially-built Caracas skyscraper.

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Night School: Architecture & Time – Recap

What role does time play in our interpretation, perception, and memory of architecture? What about the inverse: how are our memories altered – or mediated – by architectural space? Jeff Sandler recaps the discussion that thrived at another successful B&V Night School, this time exploring the complex and symbiotic relationship between architecture and time.

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Night School: Architecture and Time

Jeff Sandler announces the upcoming installment of Night School, where we will discuss the relationship between architecture and time. Join us on April 6th at Ada's Technical Books at 6:00 PM. Night School is a departure from our daily work at Board & Vellum to debate, discuss, and analyze broader topics that impact what we do.

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Night School 2 Recap

After Board & Vellum's second Night School, it's officially a series! This time around, we screened Carolyn Steel’s lecture, “How Food Shapes Our Lives,” and followed up with a discussion about the implications of varied food access and food consumption in different areas of Seattle.

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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.

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.

Public Life Study: Professional People-Watching!

Join us! With the Capitol Hill EcoDistrict and the Seattle Department of Transportation, B&V is collaborating on “Public Life Counts!” — a public life study of how our community uses public spaces. Data collected will inform an equitable and holistic planning process to shape active, safe, and well-connected public spaces on Capitol Hill.

DIY Urbanism

Every year, communities come together to take back parking-spot-sized parcels of the street, transforming them into pedestrian-centric installations. Though PARK(ing) Day lasts mere hours, other forms of tactical urbanism exist globally in various degrees of permanence, engaging and influencing the evolution of communities, public space, and informing the relationship between an urban environment its inhabitants.

Work by Jon-Eric Schafer in the “By Others” Gallery at Board & Vellum

We have a brand new show at Board & Vellum’s By Others gallery: ceramic sculpture and watercolors by Jon-Eric Schafer. Join us for the opening at the Capitol Hill Art Walk, February 14th, 6-9 PM. For a teaser, read our Q&A with him to learn a little about his work.

Work by Claire Showalter in the “By Others” Gallery at Board & Vellum

In the mood for some art? Good! The Capitol Hill Art Walk is coming up again, and we are hosting a new artist, Claire Showalter, at Board & Vellum’s By Others gallery. Read our Q&A with her to learn a little about her work and her process ahead of the November 8th opening reception.

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Board & Vellum makes Seattle Business magazine's list of 100 Best Companies to Work For in Washington 2019.

On the list for small business for the 4th year in a row!

Board & Vellum is honored to be a Gray Awards Finalist for landscape design, earning the recognition for the rooftop garden at the Lucille on Roosevelt.

Honored as a finalist for residential landscape design.

LEED Certified in White

Our team includes LEED-accredited professionals.

Certified Passive House Consultant in White

Our team includes certified Passive House consultants.

NGLCC Certified as LGBT Business Enterprise – Board & Vellum Recognition

A Certified LGBT Business Enterprise Since 2016.

PSBJ’s Top 25 LGBTQ-Owned Businesses 2016 in White

Honoring companies that lead in promoting equality.