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Advice for Young Architects, Seattle Design Community

Advice for Young Architects: A Recap from the AIA Seattle Young Architects/Women in Design Happy Hour

Fresh from hosting a successful and lively Young Architects Forum Happy Hour at Board & Vellum, Jeff Pelletier recaps his speech on the theme of "Chance," offering advice to young architects who dream of what to do and where to go next in their career.

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Events, Going Green, Seattle Design Community

Mark Your Calendars for the Green Building Slam

Ten presenters, 10 slides, 10 minutes each. Join Board & Vellum for a fast-paced, fun event to learn about some exciting new eco-friendly design projects in the Northwest when the annual Green Building Slam returns on Friday, November 4.

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Seattle Design Community

Big Leaf Manufacturing

A few of us B&V'ers recently took a tour of Roy McMakin's furniture shop, Big Leaf Manufacturing, and it was amazing! The team of artisans at Big Leaf has years of experience under their belts and their attention to detail and quality craft are top notch – definitely a go-to team for custom furniture fabrication!

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Events, Going Green, Seattle Design Community

Eco Building Guild’s Green Slam Event

For the second year in a row, a Board & Vellum project was selected for the annual Green Slam Event, organized by the Northwest Eco Building Guild. This time, we teamed up with Hammer & Hand to brag about our great clients and their quest for a more sustainable lifestyle in their remodeled Ballard Locks Residence.

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Events, Going Green, Seattle Design Community

Eco Building Guild 2015 Green Building Slam

Mark your calendars: the Eco Building Guild's Green Building Slam is on the horizon! Board & Vellum is proud to be an Earth Partner sponsor of the event, and we’ll be teaming up with Hammer & Hand to present our Ballard Locks Residence, which achieved a 4-Star Built Green rating earlier this year.

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Arts & Culture, Seattle Design Community

The Modern Day Artist Salon

Wouldn’t it be great if we had something like the artists’ salons of the early 1900s here in Seattle today? What would they be like, and if we were to try to foster the emergence of some modern-day artist salons, what would we do, and who could we emulate?

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