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
This urban yard is not expansive, but it tucks in all the amenities you dream of for outdoor living, with landscaping designed to look fantastic, year-round.
Capitol Hill Craftsman Landscape Design
Crisp, new walkways and plantings, along with a great-looking bike shed, help this Craftsman home in the Capitol Hill neighborhood feel anchored in its yard.
Bainbridge Island Residence
Beautiful and varied foliage details and an arcing, terraced retaining wall help this island yard both look great, and function well, for a young family.
Our landscape architecture posts.
There are a lot of types of wood decks to choose from. How do you know which might be the right one for you? As the first in a series about decking materials, this post covers your main options for building a wood deck and explores the pros and cons of the different wood choices.Read more.
Ask an Architect, Commercial Office, Custom Residential, Landscape Architecture, Multi-Family Residential, Retail
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.Read more.
We are an integrated design firm, but what (you may wonder) does that mean? And, specifically, what does that mean for your project and how it benefits you? Here is a breakdown for what it means for you and your project when the integrated design firm you are working with is us, Board & Vellum.Read more.
Wondering what's blooming in Seattle in the spring? Maybe you’ve noticed some flowers on your walks around town and don’t know what they are? We are certainly big fans of when the flowers start peeking out in the spring. Here is a quick guide to some of our favorites that you will find in Seattle.Read more.
April is Landscape Architecture Month, and with all the hints of spring popping up around us, it's the perfect time to celebrate the profession that brings you parks, trails, gardens, streetscapes, national parks, plazas, community p-patches, and all the places that make getting outside to enjoy the season all the more enjoyable and inviting.Read more.
Communicating with your architect or designer is crucial to the success of your project. How do you prefer to communicate? Great professionals will strike a balance between their communication preferences and yours. Here are ten tips to help you find that balance and ensure you and your design team are on the same page.Read more.
Our landscape architecture team members.
Jeff Pelletier, AIA, CPHC
Principal | Architect
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.
Associate | Landscape & Site Design
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
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.