Performance Driven, Poetically Crafted Architecture

Sheehan Nagle Hartray Architects is a leading architectural firm with offices in Chicago and London. Our fifty-plus year history is rooted in Chicago’s strong architectural heritage. We create innovative mission critical, educational, cultural, and recreation environments to help institutions and businesses achieve their scholastic, civic, and commercial goals. Our firm is distinguished by the diversity of our portfolio, which has resulted in a firm with an unmatched balance of design, management and technical expertise. The variety of our practice provides for a creative and energetic studio environment that attracts and helps us attract and retain the best team of architects.

Lisle Library District Partners With SNHA For Interior Renovation

June 15, 2021
by SNHA

The Lisle Library District has partnered with SNHA for the renovation of its 2-story building located at 777 Front Street. The proposed design features the relocation of the main entrance currently on the east side of the building to the north side, the installation of a drive-up window for guests, and the creation of an […]

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Many Hands Make Light Work: Valencia Shelter Services Seeks Funding for New Center

May 7, 2021
by SNHA

Valencia Shelter Services is in Los Lunas, New Mexico, just 30 minutes south of Albuquerque. What began as a crisis line in 1989 for women experiencing domestic violence and in need of shelter and resources has grown to a fully comprehensive advocacy program providing resources for hundreds of women, men, and children throughout Valencia County and the state.  Tucked next to a residential […]

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Chheng Lim Named to Crain’s 2021 Notable Women in Construction and Design

April 30, 2021
by SNHA

SNHA project executive Chheng Lim has been named one of Crain’s Notable Women in Construction and Design for 2021. Since joining SNHA in 2014, Chheng has overseen 7 million square feet of data center and technology projects for clients with an aggregate construction cost of 7 billion and 250 megawatts of power capacity. View Chheng […]

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Lightbox Featured in Interior Design Magazine

April 19, 2021
by SNHA

“SNHA’s design balances the requirements of advanced production technology with details that make for an inviting workplace. In reception, a solid-surfacing desk and polished concrete flooring project an uncluttered, seamless look, while brand identity is expressed in a custom wall covering, digitally printed with the Lightbox logo, that wraps a drywall partition. Throughout, clean, smooth […]

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Architect Zoe Cloonan featured on FacilitiesNet.com

March 30, 2021
by SNHA

“As warehouses for technology, data centers are far from human-centric architecture. That’s partially because cooling, maintenance, and security are emphasized in design. Yet scores of people work in these enormous buildings — humans maintain and operate the buildings and the technology within, creating workplace communities with a wide range of functions, from social to utilitarian.” […]

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SNHA’s Neil Sheehan Featured in Mission Critical Magazine

March 22, 2021
by SNHA

“Though the changes facing the manufacturing sector are considerable, the lessons learned from data center design combined with the insights gleaned from the vanguard of advanced manufacturing facilities point the way to a more flexible, nimble, human-centric factory.” Principal Neil Sheehan discusses the rise, implications, and future of advanced manufacturing on a domestic and global […]

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Architect Zoe Cloonan featured in Mission Critical Magazine.

February 25, 2021
by SNHA

“It was the subject matter that made this project unique and piqued our interest. This time, we weren’t evaluating the current technologies and mechanical systems; we were focusing on the user experience — a concept that’s been overlooked for far too long. And, to top it off, this research project would take us to six […]

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Remembering Jim Nagle

February 5, 2021
by Don McKay

We are saddened by the passing of our colleague, Jim Nagle, one of the very best architects we have known. Jim’s success came early as one of a group of architects who claimed design independence from the orthodox Modernism that dominated Chicago architecture at the time. Jim was a designer with good intuition and formidable […]

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SNHA’s Neil Sheehan Featured on Bisnow

January 18, 2021
by SNHA

“There is some uncertainty in the market about how much of that demand for power is going to increase. If you didn’t anticipate the increase in power, you may not be serving the client.” Principal Neil Sheehan shares his thoughts on the rise in multistory data centers — and the power that’s fueling them. Read […]

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