Our landscape architecture services.
Commercial, Residential, Site Design, Plant Selection
From site planning, to hardscapes, to green walls, landscape architecture elevates the design of any project. Our landscape team works closely with our architects and interior designers, so not only do we all enjoy seamless communication of ideas and problem solving, but also, we are available to jump on your project team at any point.Learn more.
Our landscape architecture portfolio projects.
Urban Yard at The Seattle Box
It really is possible to fit all the amenities on your wishlist into your small urban yard! Check out this gorgeous Seattle yard for some great ideas!
Capitol Hill Craftsman Landscape Design
A great-looking bike shed is a helpful amenity for an urban yard. Paired with some clean new walkways and plantings, this house is now anchored in the yard.
Bainbridge Island Residence
The gentle arced retaining wall in this yard not only creates a beautiful terrace for plantings, but it levels out the lawn for the kids to play.
Our landscape architecture posts.
Is there a difference between a landscape designer and a landscape architect? (Spoiler Alert: Yes.) So, why would you want to hire one versus the other? Is it all about plants? Or is it more technical? Let’s get into the differences between the services each typically offers, and how that applies to your project.Read more.
Sometimes, it takes the quiet moments on a peaceful vacation to remind you of some of the great things back at home. In this case, a trip to Costa Rica reminds Jeff about all the things that come together to create an outdoor room that you love, even in our rainy Seattle weather.Read more.
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.Read more.
Board & Vellum is pleased to announce our new landscape architecture team, featuring Derek Reeves and Zack Thomas. Now that we have landscape architecture in-house, collaborating with our architecture and interiors teams, our clients can enjoy integrated design services: from inside to outside, and back again. Curious about how it works? Give us a ring!Read more.
Fences and retaining walls are more than just simple demising lines: they're our walls in our outdoor living rooms. And sadly, so many of the fences that get put up end up being bland, boring, and basic boards. I'm sure that the people who live in these homes AREN'T boring, of course, so what options do they have instead?Plenty. Take a look at a few personalized options.Read more.
Our landscape architecture team members.
Jeff Pelletier, AIA, CPHC
In 2011, Jeff founded Board & Vellum in his attic and has forged ahead with excitement ever since. Architecture aside, he is a huge advocate for traveling, and takes LEGO really seriously.
Project Associate, Landscape Architecture
Derek co-launched B&V’s “Site Design Studio” and is eagerly exploring his passion for landscape at a firm of integrated services. When he’s not in the studio, you’ll often find him behind the photographic lens.
Leslie Batten, PLA, LEED Green Associate
Project Associate, Landscape Architect
Leslie’s experience on projects of diverse scales makes her a great asset to the B&V landscape team. Outside of the office, Leslie leads an annual bike tour exploring Pacific Northwest wine regions.
Would you like to learn more?
We’re thrilled that you’re interested!
Bringing your project from “idea” to fruition is a little different at Board & Vellum. We give personal care to each of our projects, and you’ll be in the loop every step the way. The bonus: we are an integrated firm, so each project has access to plenty of great knowledge — and that leads to better design.
Considering a project? Or, just curious about something?
Send us your questions about design, architecture, interiors, landscape, third places, LEGO rooms… Anything, really. We’re always eager to meet new people, and we’d love to get to know you, your project, and your goals.