Anya Fiechtl LEED AP BD+C
ArchitectAnya believes outstanding design and sustainability go hand-in-hand. Born and raised in Alaska, educated in Chicago, and practicing in Montana for the past decade, she approaches her work with a fusion of resourcefulness, creativity, and purpose. An experienced team leader, she promotes an integrative design process that honors each project’s unique conditions, giving way to progressive design solutions.
Anya brings her passion for creative place making and regenerative design, paired with broad experience in commercial design, production, and project management to High Plains Architects. Anya has worked on a diverse range of project types including banking, healthcare, education, government, civic, and residential. Additionally, Anya has led over eight LEED projects to certification (including the LEED Platinum MET Transfer Center in Billings and the LEED Gold First Interstate Bank and Business Center in Missoula) with significant contributions to over a dozen other LEED projects.
Living in Montana has allowed Anya to continue pursuing the outdoor activities that she loves – rock and ice climbing, snowboarding, and hiking – while participating in local and regional community and sustainability initiatives that uphold our quality of life. She was a founding member of and driving force for the USGBC Montana Chapter. Currently, she serves as co-chair of the Billings Livability Partnership, and volunteers with the Billings Artspace Project and Wise Wonders Children’s Museum.
Anya became a licensed architect in Montana in 2014. She is a LEED Accredited Professional with a Building Design & Construction specialty. She received her Bachelor of Architecture from Illinois Institute of Technology in 2004.