David Cutler


David focuses on complex projects that range in scale from single buildings to entire districts, working with public-private partnerships, outcome-based development codes, mobility infrastructure, and community stakeholders to create places that are highly sustainable, holistically planned, and cherished.

Outside of the office, David is a tireless advocate for urban policies and projects that create healthier relationships between people and place. He has lectured nationally and taught graduate level courses in architecture and design. Locally, David is a former Chair of the Seattle Planning Commission and former Co-Chair of the Seattle Light Rail Review Panel. He is a founding board member of the Seattle 2030 District. In 2013, David was named to McGraw Hill’s ENR Northwest “Top 20 under 40.”