langston high school & community center

$8M Mixed Use Building

Arlington, va

LEED-nc Silver – 2003


Community-Minded Design
by Keith Loria, Church.Design

​Dr. Frank Gagliano, pastor of South Haven Baptist Church, understands the importance of community connection. Although South Haven was an established and active part of its Springfield, Tenn., community, Gagliano led the decision to grow the church and offer even more space for people to use.

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Habitat for Humanity

42 Starter Homes

Nashville, TN
LEED-H Silver– Certified 2010​

The Gateway Village

$25M Mixed-Use Development

Murfreesboro, TN
LEED-CS Silver – Certified - 2011

Square D Corporation

$2M, 100k SF Tenant Office Build-out

Nashville, TN

LEED-CI Certified – 2009

Savvy buyers now expect LEED-certified homes
by Bill Lewis, Tennessee Ledger

When it comes to new houses, green is the new granite. A decade or more ago, luxury amenities such as granite countertops in kitchens and baths became “must-have” necessities. Now green building practices that once seemed exotic are becoming standard in homes at every price.

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Deegan residence

$1M Single Family Home

Nashville, TN

LEED-H Silver – 2011

patrick residence

$475k Single Family Home / Net Positive Energy Home

Joelton, TN

LEED-H platinum – 2011


"Outstanding Design Efficiency"

Y-12 new hope center office building

$25M Office Building & Visitor Center

Oak ridge, TN

LEED-nc certified – 2008


Exoterra  Architects, PLLC envisions the transforming of traditional design and development into forward-thinking sustainable design and development. An integrated design process is essential to maximize the potential for the most responsive design solutions. Our vision is not only to impact the aesthetics of a space or building, but to also work creatively within the parameters of budget, schedule, program, client preferences, environmental concerns, life-cycle costs, and other project goals. Exoterra Architects, PLLC seeks to impact our world positively through creative, sustainable design, construction, and Client services.​

The Dental Office Design Competition: 2015–2016 featured winners
by Chris Salierno, DDS, Dental Economics

The Dental Office Design Competition is about more than gorgeous architecture and creative use of space. It's about getting inspired.

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U.S. Green Building Council

LEED for Homes Reference Guide, 2013 / 2014

Co-authored by:  J. Mark West, AIA, LEED AP BD+C

Little things can mean a lot in quest for ‘green’
by Stephanie Hardiman, Nashville Business Journal

​“Green” is more than just the buzzword of the decade — it’s the color of money. Helping the environment doesn’t have to mean sacrificing the bottom line.

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​​​​Educational Contribution Award 2007, Middle TN 

U.S. Green Building Council 

“For unyielding promo of LEED Homes Rating System and willingness to serve as an educational resource for the Chapter” ​​

Herrington homes

$400k Single Family Home

Gallatin, TN

LEED-H Certified – 2010

Adams residence

$5M Single Family Home

Nashville, TN

LEED-H Certified – 2011


Exoterra  Architects, PLLC strives to provide exceptional design and consulting services utilizing high-performance, sustainable design and green building principles to create efficient, functional, and aesthetically engaging projects that are specifically responsive to our Client's needs.