about 2m architecture

2M Architecture has provided architectural and planning services throughout Northern California since 1995. We are dedicated to sustainable projects and maintain both GreenPoint and LEED Certification.

We believe that even the simplest structure can be beautiful, useful, and expressive of its time when intelligently considered. Using appropriate technology, natural light, space and materials honestly, 2M Architecture creates balanced environments in which to live and work.

2MArchitecture creates beautiful functional architecture that flows from a modern sensibility, draws upon sustainable design principles and technologies, and resolves your needs in a uniquely tailored project.

We have a diverse portfolio of projects that includes commercial, historic, single family and multi-family residences.

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Architects & designers

Marc Lindsell

Licensed CA Architect; B.S., Georgia Institute of Technology; Six-time NARI award winner; LEED Accredited Professional


Mark Tetrault

Master of Architecture, Harvard University; B.A. Architecture, University of California, Berkeley; Design instructor, Harvard University; GreenPoint Rated Advisor


Awards and Accomplishments

NARI (National Association of Remodeling Industry)

    Awards for Entire House Design, Additions and Kitchen Remodels

  • NARI brings together people who work in and with the remodeling industry, who grow from one another's experiences. The firm has been a member of NARI since 1996 and one of the principals, Marc Lindsell, has served two terms as Chapter President.

    Entire House ($500K-$1.0M)
    : First Place, Wilson St. Palo Alto, CA.
    Entire House ($250K-$500K): First Place, Nadina St. San Mateo, CA.
    Residential Addition ($250K-$500K): Second Place, Harvard Rd. San Mateo, CA.

    2008 - Entire House ($500K-$1.0M): First Place, Cortez Ave. Burlingame, CA.
    2005 - Design/Addition Award ($250-$500K):First Place, Fulton St., Palo Alto, CA.
    2004 - Entire House Design ($250-$500K): Merit Award, Carmelita Dr, Carlos, CA.
    2000 - Entire House: Second Place, Emerson St, Palo Alto, CA.
    1999 - Design/Kitchen Remodel: Second Place, Ellsworth St, San Francisco, CA.

Charming Cottages of Palo Alto: 2007 House Tour

Two Featured Homes
2M Architecture designed two of the five homes featured on the 2007 House Tours, Charming Cottages of Palo Alto. The selection was based on creative remodeling of traditional homes.

Featured Home #1: Emerson St., Palo Alto, CA.
Featured Home #2: Charming Bungalo, Palo Alto, CA.


Gentry Pennensula: The Current Talk - Inside the Walls.

San Francisco/San Mateo Today's Home: Cohesive Construction - features Frye St, Oakland, CA.

The Boston Globe: "Squaring the Circle"- features Sudbury St, Marlborough, MA.

The Boston Globe: "A House Shaped Like its Personalities" - features Sudbury St, Marlborough, MA.

Architectural Record: "The Big Apple".

Menlo Park Almanac & Palo Alto Weekly: "A Bungalow Refined" - features Fulton St, Palo Alto, CA.

Palo Alto Weekly: Front Cover- features Emerson St. Palo Alto, CA.

The City Star: "Cornerstones".

Press ReleaseS

2M Architecture - Formerly Marc Lindsell Architecture – Continues to be Inspired by Transformative Projects.

2007 Dickens House Design Tour. 2M Architecture Receives Special Recognition at 2007 House Tour Sponsored by Mills College.