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Joseph Arnold Lofts Refresh – Downtown Apartment Building Refresh
New
Refreshing an Award-Winning Project

Joseph Arnold Lofts Refresh

Recognized in 2014 as NAIOP’s Residential Development of the Year, ”The Joe” was ready for an on-brand refresh.

New
A Sustainability-Minded DADU with a View

Net Carbon DADU

Guided by sustainable principles and environmentally-conscious practices from the foundation to the finishes, this DADU is estimated to be carbon negative.

Bower Village Refresh – Multifamily Refresh & Remodel – Board & Vellum
New
Refreshed Amenity Spaces & Model Unit

Bower Village Refresh

An apartment community refreshed and repositioned with a bright and lively bowerbird design concept.

Net Positive Custom Home – Board & Vellum
New
A Brand New Home Designed to Give Back

Net Positive Custom Home

Built to last, this custom home looks to the future with passive and mechanical sustainable measures, minimal environmental impact, and aging-in-place strategies.

Backyard Pizza Kitchen – Board & Vellum
Backyard Pizza Kitchen

Backyard Pizza Kitchen | Photo by Allie Merrill.

New
Outdoor Rooms for Cooking & Entertaining

Backyard Pizza Kitchen

An outdoor kitchen and lounge area complete with a built-in grill, wood-fired pizza oven, and all-season creature comforts.

Scott Street Mixed-Use – Board & Vellum
On The Boards
Integrated Design for a Mixed-Use Development

Scott Street Development

Interdisciplinary design for a multi-acre site with dedicated permanent, affordable community land trust homes, mixed-use retail buildings, and market-rate apartments.

Darmer Hay & Feed Adaptive Reuse – Board & Vellum – Design process images for the adaptive reuse of a historic structure.
On The Boards
Adaptive Reuse of a Historic Structure

Darmer Hay & Feed Adaptive Reuse

Reimagining a historic, unreinforced masonry building in downtown Tacoma to ready it for future tenants in its new chapter as a mixed-use building.

Selah Vista Homes – Board & Vellum
New
A Sustainable Community in Eastern Washington

Selah Vista Homes

This new residential development on a 16.7-acre site outside of Yakima, Washington, is over composed of 60 net zero energy homes and shared community spaces.

Antique Dealer’s Dream – Board & Vellum
New
Capturing an Old Home’s Original Charm

Antique Dealer’s Dream

The vision of an antique dealer helped turn this rough vintage home into a cozy home with period details.

Bainbridge Straw Bale – Board & Vellum
New
A Net Zero Water Home Built on a Budget

Bainbridge Straw Bale

Built with locally-sourced materials and straw bale construction, this cabin is one of Washington’s first legally-permitted Net Zero Water homes.

Cooper Apartments Amenity Refresh – Multifamily Remodel & Refresh – Board & Vellum
New
Reinvention of Indoor & Outdoor Amenity Spaces

Cooper Apartments Amenity Refresh

Transforming an apartment complex’s indoor and outdoor amenity spaces for the competitive Seattle market.

Dockside Apartments Renovation, Furnishing, and Staging of Amenity Spaces and Model Unit – Board & Vellum
New
Amenities & Model Unit Reinvention, Furnishing, Staging

Dockside Apartments Renovation

Reinventing the amenity spaces and model unit of an apartment complex with a modern lakeside design concept.

Personalized Spaces in an Elaborate Custom Home

Snohomish Estate

Rebuilt from its foundations, this home is customized — down to the smallest detail — for the homeowners and their family.

Crescent Creek House – Board & Vellum
New
Building Green to Age in Place

Crescent Creek House

An architect’s own remodel sets an example for energy and food resilience, as well as co-housing and aging-in-place.

Rainier View Homes – Board & Vellum
New
King County’s First Cottage Development

Rainier View Homes

A community of 4-Star Built Green cottage homes designed with the county’s Cottage Code, enabling double residential density around a village green.

A bookstore coffee shop on Capitol Hill. – Interior design and retail interiors by Board & Vellum.
A New Take on a Classic Capitol Hill Café

Fuel Coffee on 19th

Two Seattle brands come together in a reimagined space highlighting the best of both: lively, energetic Fuel Coffee and quirky, homey Ada’s Technical Books and Café.

Laurelhurst Landscape at the Tree+House – Board & Vellum
Landscape Architecture for a New Home

Laurelhurst Landscape at the Tree+House

Rebuilt from the ground up, the landscape design for this new home revolves around the site’s existing mature trees.

North Beach Refresh – Board & Vellum
Interior and Exterior Whole-House Reinvention

North Beach Refresh

Without adding any new square footage, this house and yard feel like a whole new home, with cohesive spaces flowing seamlessly from indoors to out.

A large canopy covers a deck with an outdoor kitchen, hot tub, and shower. - Backyard Covered Kitchen – Board & Vellum
Multi-Use Outdoor Entertaining Space

Backyard Covered Kitchen

An industrial-class outdoor kitchen, entertainment space, hot tub, and outdoor shower sheltered by a canopy for year-round use.

Westside Park, Redmond, Washington – Board & Vellum
Upgrading a Community Park With a Woodsy Feel

Westside Park Rejuvenation

Updating this park meant adding to its woodsy, natural feel, cultivating its connection to a local trail system, and creating spaces for all-ages, year-round use.

Roy Farms Field Office – Board & Vellum
New
Office Remodel for a Sustainably-Focused Farm

Roy Farms Field Office

The sustainable, adaptive reuse of an existing farm building to convert it into a field office for a century-old Washington farm.

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.

1405 Dexter – Apartments in South Lake Union – Board & Vellum
On The Boards
Multifamily Housing in South Lake Union

1405 Dexter

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

Seven Starlings Workloft – Board & Vellum
Brand Identity & Interiors for a Boutique Coworking Space

Seven Starlings Workloft

An immersive brand experience for a commercial space anchored in a conceptual exploration of biomimicry and emergence, brought to life by an integrated brand and interiors team.

Scout Apartments — Board & Vellum
Global Perspective Meets Pacific Northwest Chic

Scout Apartments

With an airy, yet cabin-like feel, this repositioned multifamily building brings the charm of the Pacific Northwest to updated amenity spaces.

Denny-Blaine Outdoor Revival - Board & Vellum
From Drab Drive to Private Getaway

Denny-Blaine Outdoor Revival

A reinvention of a crumbling entry and compartmentalized outdoor spaces reconnect this home to the neighborhood and site.

West Seattle Mid-Century – Board & Vellum
Refreshing a Ranch-Style Home

West Seattle Mid-Century

Without expanding the footprint, this popular, classic, ranch floor plan is remodeled to ”live larger” while celebrating its mid-century style.

318 Lofts Passive House Apartments – Board & Vellum
On The Boards
Passive House Multifamily Housing

318 Lofts Passive House Apartments

New construction for a modern building ensuring long-term sustainability, durability, and affordability via Passive House principles.

Blue Ridge View Home – Board & Vellum
Reinventing a House and Yard to Enjoy the View

Blue Ridge View Home

With multidisciplinary services — architecture, interiors, and site design — this remodel feels truly customized just for this family, inside and out.

The point of sale counter at Armistice Coffee and Cocktails, located at the Lucille on Roosevelt.
TI Build-Out for a Modern Coffee Lounge

Armistice Coffee & Cocktail Bar

In the corner commercial space in the Lucille apartments, this hybrid coffeehouse/bar offers drinks and treats with the vibe of a European café.

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Renderings of proposed project.

On The Boards
New Lowrise Multifamily Development

Carkeek Park Townhomes

These proposed townhomes near Carkeek Park act as a buffer between a single-family neighborhood and a commercially-zoned area on a busy arterial street.

Queen Anne Gambrel – Integrated Design for Indoor/Outdoor Living – Board & Vellum
Integrated Design for Indoor/Outdoor Living

Queen Anne Gambrel

A full yard remodel paired with a new kitchen and targeted architectural updates, this home features spaces perfect for this family’s indoor/outdoor lifestyle.

A Year-Round Exterior Meditation & Relaxation Space

Tree of Life Backyard

Lush plantings, custom art pieces, integrated lighting, and more, helped transform this underused backyard into an oasis with seasonal interest.

Harrison South: New Apartments in Capitol Hill – Board & Vellum
New Apartments with an Owner’s Unit

Harrison South Apartments

This new apartment building is contextually traditional, respecting the fabric of the neighborhood, with a modern intervention.

Craftsman Manor Resurrection – Architecture & Landscape Architecture by Board & Vellum
Preservation & Modernization of a Historic Home

Craftsman Manor Resurrection

After decades without an update, this old Craftsman home is restored, both with some modern adaptations and some beautiful original details.

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.

A kitchen with a California feel: blue painted base cabinets and bright red accents.
A Green Home with Midcentury Cali Vibes

Fremont High-Performing Home

This sustainably-minded home features solar panels, a rainwater cistern for graywater irrigation, sheep’s wool insulation, passive cooling strategies, and more.

15th Avenue East Community Workshop – Board & Vellum and Environmental Works
Community Outreach & Neighborhood Design Charrette

15th Avenue East Community Workshop

A series of community events to give those living and working around 15th Avenue East the opportunity to weigh in on the future of their neighborhood.

Bitter Lake Townhouses – Board & Vellum
On The Boards
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.

Craftsman Bungalow Restoration – Board & Vellum
Historic Detailing in a Craftsman Home

Craftsman Bungalow Restoration

A whole-house remodel approached room by room, detail by detail, to incrementally and respectfully restore the classic charm of the home’s historic detailing.

Seward Park Gables – Board & Vellum
Vaulting Ceilings into Former Attic Space

Seward Park Gables

Where there once were low, flat ceilings, there are now exposed trusses and metal collar ties contributing to the architectural drama of these newly-opened gabled spaces completely transforming the character of this home.

Sunset Hill Overlook – Board & Vellum
A New Home on an Existing Foundation

Sunset Hill Overlook

Featuring a “flipped plan” — with the bedrooms on the first floor, and the living, kitchen, and dining spaces above — this home’s shared spaces enjoy expansive views from indoors and out.

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Our design services encompass architecture, interior design, and landscape architecture, with teams specializing in projects across the spectrum, from single-family homes to multifamily and mixed-use buildings, and from boutique commercial spaces to civic spaces, like parks. We love designing the integrated fabric of structures, spaces, and places that create vibrant neighborhoods.

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Over the years, we’ve built a team of passionate architects and designers who not only love the work we do, but love working together. Our enthusiasm translates directly to our projects, and we pair team members with clients and projects we think will be a great fit.

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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.