Male, US

Associated with the firms network

Cutler Anderson Architects; Cutler James, Architect; Lindal Cedar Homes, Incorporated

Professional History

Principal, James L. Cutler, Architect, Bainbridge Island, WA, 1977-2004; Partner, Cutler Anderson Architects, PLLC, Seattle, WA, 2005-present; in 2014, the Cutler Anderson office was located at 135 Parfitt Way SW, Bainbridge Island, WA 98110. (Tel: 206.842.4710)

Critic and Design Instructor, University of Pennsylvania (Penn), Philadelphia, PA, 1973-1974; Critic and Design Instructor, University of Washington, Seattle, WA, 1978-1987; Critic and Design Instructor, Graduate School of Design, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA, 1993; Friedman Professorship in Architecture, Critic and Design Instructor, University of California, Berkeley, CA, 1999; Pietro Belluschi Distinguished Visiting Professor, University of Oregon, Eugene, OR, 1999; Bruce Goff Chair of Creative Architecture, University of Oklahoma, Norman, OK, 2002; Artist-in-Residence, Dartmouth College, Hanover, NH, 2004;

In 2005, Cutler was a Registered Architect in WA, NY, AK, and HI; in 2014, he was a registered architect in the States of WA, NY, AK, HI, TN, MT, RI, NC, and CT.

Fellow, American Institute of Architects (FAIA); according to the Cutler Anderson web site in 2014: "Dedicated to design excellence, Cutler Anderson Architects has received six National Honor Awards from the American Institute of Architects and over 40 national and regional design awards." (See "About Cutler-Anderson Architects,Accessed 03/20/2014.)


B.A., University of Pennsylvania (Penn), Philadelphia, PA, 1971; M.Arch., Penn, Philadelphia, PA, 1973; M.Arch., Louis I. Kahn Studio Program, 1974;

Dale Traveling Fellowship, University of Pennsylvania (Penn), Philadelphia, PA; James Smythe Turner Prize, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA; Edward Spayed Brooke Medal, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA;


In 2014, Cutler maintained his office and lived on Bainbridge Island, WA.

Cutler was born c. 1950. He designed two model houses for Lindal Cedar Homes, a Tukwila, WA-based builder of prefabricated houses, c. 2004;

Associated Locations

  • Wilkes-Barre, PA (Architect's Birth)
    Wilkes-Barre, PA

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PCAD id: 2399