About Us


Joel applies his diverse experience in architectural design, including environmental and community design, to further the firm’s vision of an environmentally sustainable and culturally sensitive architecture.

With over 20 years of experience, Joel has overseen all aspects of architectural services, from feasibility studies and conceptual design, through to contract document development, planning approvals, and contract administration.

Joel’s work has been recognized with numerous provincial awards.

As well as his architectural endeavours, Joel has been an active member in the community, taking part in various community initiatives, volunteering on various community boards and committees.


Academic Background

Member | Ontario Association of Architects | 2002

Passive House Designer/Consultant | 2022

LEED® Accredited Professional | 2009

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



Joel Bartlett Architect Inc. is an award winning architectural firm with extensive experience in Sustainable Design projects. Based in Guelph, the firm was founded in 2016 and continues to serve clients across Ontario and beyond.  Our firm size and experienced staff allow us to provide a personal service to our clients that has successfully delivered a wide range of projects, on time and on budget.

At the heart of our work is the vision of an architecture that contributes to both our local communities, and to the greater environment.  We believe this requires an approach that is highly sustainable, environmentally progressive, and adaptable.

Our on-going client relationships are attributed to the importance we place on a collaborative and holistic process, involving all project team members and stakeholders.


about us joel bartlett architect
Joel Bartlett
B.E.S., B. Arch.,  B. Sc., LEED AP, Certified Passive House Designer, OAA