About Us

Management Team

Michael Bass, AIA, LEED AP

Michael Bass, AIA, LEED AP
Vice President, Cutler Design, Inc.

"Establishing a trusting relationship with our clients is my first priority. With trust among all of the stakeholders, there is better communication and projects are going to unfold smoothly and successfully. It's a collaborative process involving the owner, the design team and the construction team. Trust and communication are essential."
With over 35 years of design experience, Michael Bass is keenly aware of the importance of establishing a true partnership with clients. A key member of Cutler’s architectural staff since 1991, Michael is a specialist in design for the education marketplace and has served as the principal architect on a wide-variety of new and renovation commissions for independent schools, colleges, and universities. As Design Principal, he contributes both his architectural talent and management skills to coordinating the activities of Cutler’s architects and designers and works to promote effective project management by maximizing available resources and emphasizing the importance of effective, open communication with the owner and construction team members.