Join us in building a sustainable future. We are an architect and designer led building company specializing in MASS TIMBER technologies and focusing on creating a shift in how we think, create and interact in the built environment

EST 2022

Our Why

TERRAVERTA was born out of pure passion to challenge the current built environment. A conscious shift in thinking and engaging in methodologies and technologies that not only employ sustainable materials but sustainable methodologies and principles. We at TERRAVERTA believe in building a future to benefit both the environment and people. For leading CLT in South Africa we engage with the best globally to continuously improve and grow our expertise, especially in the CLT (Cross laminated timber ) realm. CLT is deemed the concrete of the future and with good reason.


Creating Timber Homes

Where an investment in a home is also an investment in the planet.

The future of

Cross-laminated timber (CLT), a cornerstone of MASS TIMBER technology, represents the responsible and innovative future of construction. The construction industry face increasing pressure to transition to sustainable building materials that prioritize environmental stewardship. Traditional construction materials, like cement and steel, consume vast amounts of energy in their production, transportation, and on-site use, contributing significantly to global carbon dioxide (CO2) emission. Cement production alone accounts for approximately 8% of these emissions.

Benefits Of Timber

Structural Strength and Flexibility



Thermal and
Acoustic Insultation

and Efficiency



Cost Saving


We Embody 4 design strategy pillars: circularity, inclusivity, biophilic design and sustainability.

Our Pillars

At TERRAVERTA, we embody four foundational design thinking pillars: circularity, biophilic design, inclusivity, and sustainability. Circularity involves creating closed-loop systems where materials are reused, recycled, and regenerated, minimizing waste and reducing the environmental footprint. Biophilic design integrates natural elements into the built environment, enhancing human well-being and fostering a deep connection with nature. Inclusivity ensures that our designs are accessible and welcoming to people of all abilities, backgrounds, and demographics, promoting equity and diversity. Sustainability underpins our commitment to using eco-friendly materials and practices, ensuring that our developments have a positive impact on the planet.

These pillars are instrumental in our mission to challenge the conventional built environment, driving innovation and creating spaces that are not only functional and beautiful but also environmentally responsible and socially inclusive. Through this holistic approach, we aim to build a better, more sustainable future for all.