Performance Driven, Poetically Crafted Architecture

At SNHA we harness our strength in diversity of projects, collective intelligence, and genuine curiosity to bring architectural solutions to life. We provide impactful design solutions that architecturally express the individual goals, values, and needs of our clients, creating a deep connection between people, information, ideas and resources and the built environment.

Our commercial, civic, institutional, and mission-critical designs embody performance driven, poetically crafted architecture.

Virtual Reality Tour: Fountaindale Public Library District

October 2, 2018

The vibrant character of the new Fountaindale Public Library is rooted in local community concerns and in pragmatic library design. The building’s underlying structural grid derives from standard bookstack and aisle dimensions. The building’s organically shaped exterior mediates the rational structural grid and the surrounding park environment. The local park system is a primary source […]

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SNHA to Relocate to 1 Prudential Plaza

October 2, 2018

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Chicago, IL (October 2, 2018) Sheehan Nagle Hartray Architects (SNHA) is pleased to announce it has completed a long-term, full-floor, 23,615-square-foot lease at 1 Prudential Plaza in Chicago. SNHA is a global architectural firm with offices in Chicago and London known for the design of award-winning cultural and educational facilities, as well […]

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A Place in the World: Towards Inclusion

September 25, 2018

By Donald McKay, Principal, Sheehan Nagle Hartray Finding a place in the world is fundamental to our human condition. Our earliest experiences are familial, finding a place relative to our siblings and parents. School and work expand our world and the challenges of finding our place in it. When we have children, we become concerned with […]

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Element Six Breaks Ground on Oregon Lab-Grown Diamond Facility

June 29, 2018

Originally Published by WWD, June 26, 2018 By Karl Hamanaka Element Six on Tuesday begins construction on a $94 million manufacturing facility to produce lab-grown diamonds in a bid to offer customers a more affordable jewelry option that some have dubbed a game-changer for the industry. Part of The De Beers Group of Companies and […]

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Sheehan Partners, Ltd. and Nagle Hartray Architecture to Merge

June 1, 2017

Neil Sheehan, AIA, RIBA, of Sheehan Partners, ltd. and Donald McKay, AIA, of Nagle Hartray Architecture on behalf of the leadership of their respective firms, are pleased to announce their merger. The new firm, known as Sheehan Nagle Hartray Architects (SNH Architects), is led by six Principals: Neil Sheehan, AIA, RIBA; Donald McKay, AIA; Timothy Hill, AIA; Timothy Connor, AIA; Eric Penney, AIA; and Dirk Danker, AIA.

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