Zibi: Jonathan Westeinde to share story behind sustainable project at Nov. 4 event

- Renderings of what the future holds, says Windmill. The Windmill Development Group, along with Dream Unlimited Corp., both Ottawa and Gatineau mayors and the head of the NCC, held their official launch of the former Domtar lands urban renewal project, called Zibi, Tuesday at one of the former Domtar buildings on Eddy Street. (Julie Oliver / Ottawa Citizen)

Ottawa Construction News staff writer

Construction Specifications Canada (CSC)’s Ottawa chapter has scheduled Nov. 4 event to explore and provide insights on Windmill Development’s Zibi project, with a focus on “People + Planet + Profit.”

Jonathan Westeinde will outline some of the pioneering sustainable developer’s projects, inspire the construction community and share the journey in “building communities and optimizing the use of land, water, air, energy and building materials towards a goal of zero ecological footprint buildings,” CSC chapter chair Sonia Zouari said in the announcement.

Presentations will focus on:

  • How the Zibi project adopts the One Planet Living guiding principles;
  • The inclusive approach taken in consulting with the public;
  • The collaborative and innovative approach and various partnerships;
  • Elaborate on the district energy system approach and renewables.

Ottawa Coun. David Chernushenco will join the discussion.  There will be other invited guests/participants.

Tickets and sponsorships are available for what Zouari describes as “an engaging, evening of information sharing (and networking) at Algonquin College.

For more information and tickets, see: https://goo.gl/9pC0Zj.

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