The City of Guelph has selected Ottawa-based developer Windmill Development Group as a partner to develop a One Planet Living community in downtown.
One Planet Living is a planning and sustainability framework predicated on building communities where people can live happy and healthy lives within the resources of One Planet. Its principles include sustainable food and water, zero carbon energy, zero waste, equity and economy.
Windmill’s architectural team for the Guelph project will be Diamond Schmitt Architects and DTAH. Windmill’s sister strategic consulting firm Urban Equation is a key partner on the team, designing a sustainability framework that is based on the One Planet Living principals.
Two distinct residential buildings – one on the north side and one on the south of a new public street, will provide approximately 275 residential units. The project also includes which a new library, parking and public plaza.