James Madison Cutts, PE
With over five decades of experience, Mr. James Madison Cutts is one of the most respected structural engineers in the Washington, DC area. A graduate of Columbia University and the University of Maryland, Mr. Cutts started his engineering career at Marshall and Gongwerbefore started his own firm in 1964. Since then, he has directed the daily activities of his title firm and participated in the design and production of all projects in order to maintain the highest level of quality and coordination. He has been responsible for a vast array of projects with a total construction value of over $4 billion. His projects include major commercial buildings, hotels, hospitals, schools, churches, parking garages, zoological parks, museums, industrial facilities, and embassies, as well as large-scale renovations and restorations. Mr. Cutts has lectured on structural engineering techniques at the American Institute of Architects (AIA) and DC area colleges and has served as a special consultant to the General Services Administration. Mr. Cutts’ most notable new construction projects include the new Washington, DC Convention Center, Market Square North, 555 12th Street, NW Phase II, Hamilton Square, GEICO Headquarters, National Public Radio Building, Thurgood Marshall Federal Judiciary Office Building, Tysons Dulles Plaza, Ballston III Office Building and Democracy Center. Notable renovation projects include Old Executive Office Building, Patent Office Building, Pension Building, Tariff Building (Old City Post Office), Treasury Building, The White House East and West Terraces, Mt. Vernon, Jefferson Memorial, Lincoln Memorial and the Washington Monument. Mr. Cutts has also won numerous awards including Special Tribute in Recognition of Contributions Made to the Washington, DC Construction Industry (Associated General Contractors of America, 2003), Merit Award for New Construction for Washington, DC Convention Center (Associated General Contractors of America, 2003), 2001 Winner for Renovation/Restoration The Washington Monument (Associated General Contractors of America, 2001), Outstanding Contribution to Saving Historic Structures (AIA, 1977), Certificate of Design Excellence (AIA, 1984), Design Citation for the Old Executive Office Building (General Services Administration, 1990), Design Citation for the Pension Building (General Services Administration, 1990), and Engineer of the Year (CFC/MW, 1997). Mr. Cutts is a registered Structural Engineer in Delaware, Washington, DC, Louisiana, Maryland, Massachusetts, Missouri, New Jersey, Virginia, Ohio, and Pennsylvania.