Tony Daniels is the principal of Cycle. His work on major civic projects has given him a deep and practical understanding of how to build outstanding architecture that is valuable to cities and communities. His technical, engineering-oriented, and detailed approach to problem-solving has resulted in the creation of architecture notable for its design quality, environmental sustainability, and integrity. He received his Bachelor of Arts in architecture from Columbia College in 1988. He received a certificate in conservation biology from Columbia’s Center for Environmental Resource Conservation in 2005. He is licensed in New York and is a LEED Accredited Professional, a Certified Passive House Designer, and a member of the American Institute of Architects. As a self-proclaimed "semi-skilled" guitarist, he also plays a mean cover of Al Green's Love and Happiness.