Cuningham Group Architecture, Inc.
Paul C. Hutton is a Principal of Cuningham Group and has dedicated his 36-year career to integrating sustainable building strategies with creative design. He serves as Cuningham’s Chief Sustainability Officer, overseeing activities across the firm’s nine offices and 315 employees.
Paul was an early advocate of the LEED system and his projects have scored many firsts including the first LEED Gold School in Colorado in Aspen. He is the AIA’s representative to the USGBC’s Center for Green Schools, and works closely with that organization as it seeks to refine LEED for Schools and to foster research that clarifies the connections between healthy schools and academic achievement.
Paul is passionate about mentoring the next generation of architects, and devotes much of his time and energy to volunteering with students. He has taught at the University of Colorado College of Architecture as an adjunct faculty since 1997. In 2011, Paul was a judge at the Solar Decathlon Architecture Competition in Washington, D.C., and served as the only American Architectural judge at the 2013 Solar Decathlon in China.