Implementing a Strategy of Change for
Our Built Environment to
Save Money, Improve People's Lives and
Ensure a Sustainable Future

TERRAZIA PC  High Performance Building Architects

About Us


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Who We Are
Terrazia PC is an architectural firm specializing in environmental and energy conservation and is located in Roanoke, Virginia. We provide advice, analysis, documentation and project concepts to building owners, commercial developers, design professionalsbuilders and suppliers to implement sustainable conservation strategies for a variety of new and existing buildings. We offer comprehensive solutions to meet our clients' performance goals based on market demand, life cycle economics and socially responsible environmental equity. We specialize in strategy, change management, performance measurement, process optimization, and technology implementation. Terrazia has developed an extensive network of conservation specialists that can be engaged as appropriate on a project-by-project basis to effect comprehensive building solutions.

Vision Statement
All new and renovated buildings in Southwest Virginia are sustainably constructed to achieve the Triple Bottom Line by balancing economy, society and the environment.

Mission Statement
Terrazia promotes and implements high performance buildings to save money, improve people's lives and ensure a sustainable future. Earned profits sustain the company and equitably compensate all contributing stakeholders.

Business Philosophy
Always be respectful and truthful to all business associates and clients. Be well informed and provide appropriate professional advice that is in our client’s best interest even if it is not in Terrazia’s financial interest. Earn a fair profit in order to sustain the company and its stakeholders.

Business Structure
Terrazia PC, a certified small business, is a Virginia Professional Corporation owned and operated by Steve Sunderman, a Registered Architect (Virginia license #0401006818).

Steve Sunderman, President
Steve is a licensed architect,  LEED Accredited Professional with Building Design + Construction Specialty (LEED AP/BD+C) and Building Performance Institute (BPI) Analyst. He is a 1974 graduate of the University of Oklahoma with Bachelor of Architecture and Bachelor of Science in Environmental Design degrees.  His many years of diversified architectural experience include extensive design, project management and energy/utility audit consulting for a wide variety of building types throughout the United States and the Middle East. He has promoted alternative energy, conservation measures and equitable environmental design since the early 1970's, including training state of Oklahoma university staff in energy auditing procedures.

I am compelled to provide a sustainable future for my descendents and all of society by implementing a strategy of change for our built environment that creates buildings that save money, improve people’s lives and ensure a sustainable environment.

Steve’s passion for promoting sustainable environments led him to become deeply involved in the US Green Building Council Southwest Virginia (USGBC-SWVA) chapter where he has served on the board of directors from 2008 to 2013 in roles as Vice Chair, Chair, Southeast Regional Committee (SERC) Representative and Green Schools Committee Chair. In 2011 he was elected to the first national USGBC Center for Green Schools Committee Cabinet and currently represents SE USGBC Chapters. Due to his involvement in sustainable paving educational programs, he has obtained certification as a pervious concrete technician.,

He is a 1988 Leadership Roanoke Valley graduate and has been involved in multiple Roanoke Valley Chamber of Commerce committees. 

Terrazia PC
1006 Winona Ave, SW
Roanoke, Virginia 24015
(540) 982-0335
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