With over 20 years of experience, JBAI (Joel Bartlett Architect Inc.) is committed to providing high quality architectural services for a variety of communities and clientele across Ontario.  Our firm values long-standing relationships with clients, which is a testament to the qualities, strengths, and leadership we bring to all of our projects.

Joel is a licensed architect and principal at Joel Bartlett Architect Inc. Joel established the firm of JBAI in 2016.  Joel has extensive experience working on various building types, including commercial, community, residential, and heritage.  Joel manages all projects, from conceptual design through to obtaining permits/approvals, and construction/contract administration.  JBAI achieves design excellence by meeting the needs of our clients through a holistic design approach.

As a LEED Accredited Professional and Passive House expert, Joel can assist clients who’s objectives include a sustainable design approach or meeting certification standards such as LEED, Net Zero, or Passive House.

Joel has extensive experience working with historically significant and designated structures as well.  This expertise provides benefits for renovation projects, where creative, sensitive solutions are required to address building code regulations such as life safety, fire safety, and accessibility.

Joel Bartlett OAA, LEEDap, B.Arch., B.E.S., B.Sc.


Bachelor of Architecture, University of Waterloo, 2002

Bachelor of Environmental Studies, University of Waterloo, 1999

Bachelor of Science, Environmental Sciences, University of Western Ontario, 1996


Professional Affiliations

Ontario Association of Architects 

Passive House Canada

Grand Valley Society of Architects

Architectural Conservancy of Ontario