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Mark Tessier Landscape Architecture, Inc

Santa Monica
Photo: Art Gray

Regions Served

  • Los Angeles & S. CA

We are a team of landscape architects and designers who are passionate about how the landscape evolves with time and use. At the heart of the firm’s award-winning work is our ability to enhance the built space by paying close attention to how people interact with and inhabit their environment.

As a full service design firm, we are deeply invested in the entire environment by blending our varied interests and collective expertise to craft creatively programmed exterior spaces that reveal a sense of beauty, discovery, cohesiveness and sustainability. We create an overall identity and vision for every project by exploring and developing thoughtful, climatically appropriate, site-specific landscapes that connect people with their outdoor space. Ultimately, our innovative design solutions bridge the complex relationship between architecture and the landscape making each project feel like a destination with longevity of style.

Our process cultivates a true collaborative atmosphere that encourages imaginative thinking, exploration, and discovery. Uniting our technical expertise in architecture, horticulture, design, and spatial planning; and our ever-growing passion for sustainable planting principles, art, travel, historical references, and materials research with the client’s vision reveals opportunities to craft dynamic outdoor spaces. We find this leads to successful designs that are expressive of the client’s needs and infused with our thoughtful approach to each project.

Our enthusiasm for all facets of design fosters a curiosity toward a varied collection of projects and clients that celebrate and cultivate interaction and comfort for users and inhabitants. This dedication to an eclectic portfolio continues to enhance, inform, and challenge each design from becoming predictable and stagnant leading to the creation of beautifully designed, thoughtful environments people want to be in.

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Principal + Founder

  • Mark Tessier


  • 1424 4th Street, Suite 300
    Santa Monica, CA 90401