San Antonio Regional Director
Anna Nau, San Antonio Regional Director, is a preservationist and architectural historian with Ford, Powell & Carson Architects, where she has worked for over a decade. Her experience ranges from conditions assessments and historic structure reports to complex conservation and preservation projects for the Texas Governor’s Mansion, the Alamo, and the churches of the San Antonio Missions. From 2012 to 2015, she served on the writing team for the San Antonio Missions’ successful nomination to the UNESCO World Heritage List. She holds a BA in Art History from Southwestern University, a MA in architectural history from the University of Virginia, a MSc in architectural conservation from the University of Edinburgh, and recently completed her PhD in architecture from the University of Texas. Her doctoral research examined the role of the architecture profession in the early development of preservation practice in the late 19th and early 20th -century United States. Anna has been a member of APTI since 2011 and served on the local planning committee for the 2016 annual conference in San Antonio.