Address: 1227 Wellington Street West Ottawa, ON K1Y 2Z9
Developer: Windmill Development Group
Architect: Perkins + Will
Status: Completed in 2007
Number of units: 44
1227 Wellington Street (The Currents) is an 11 story metal and glass tower located in Ottawa’s Wellington Village. The green initiatives are what sets this building apart such as: a solar wall on the South facade of the building, water efficient fixtures, storm water collection and re-use, renewable finishes and heat recovery designs. The environmental awareness considered in the construction of The Currents has earned Windmill Development Group another LEED-Platinum Certification.
Interior units, feature high quality green building materials. Various other unique features can be found in The Currents, for example, private unit terraces can reach as much as 1500 square feet with sophisticated irrigation systems.
1227 Wellington Street (The Currents) sits proudly above the Great Canadian Theatre Company.
“The Currents won the Best Small to Medium Scale Project at the 2004 Brownie Awards recognizing leadership, innovation and environmental sustainability.”