Born and raised in Albuquerque, Anthony Anella is the principal of Anthony Anella Architect AIA (www.anella.com), an award-winning practice founded in 1990 that is dedicated to site-sensitive design and planning.
In 2009 he started Tony Anella Design LLC (tonyanelladesign.com), a furniture design business inspired by the ethic of using minimal resources and environmentally sensible materials in the service of a beauty distinguished by a more graceful interaction with the earth.
He is co-author, with John B. Wright of SAVING THE RANCH: Conservation Easement Design in the American West, Island Press (2004). He is also co-author, with Mark C. Childs, of NEVER SAY GOODBYE: The Albuquerque Rephotographic Survey Project, The Albuquerque Museum (2000). He has a Bachelor of Arts in History from Dartmouth College and a Master of Architecture from the University of Colorado.
He is a member of the national board of directors of the Aldo Leopold Foundation in Baraboo, Wisconsin; and the board secretary of the New Mexico Land Conservancy, one of the largest land trusts in New Mexico having protected over 70,000 acres from development.