Catherine Murray

Principal | Chicago, IL

Catherine joined SNHA in 2020 as the firm’s newest Principal. Hailing from the Harvard’s Graduate School of Design, she brings over 30 years of experience in urban design, planning and landscape architecture. Her ability to creatively tackle complex design challenges has produced award-winning solutions nationally and internationally. In recent years, a new type of design work has emerged with our large technology clients; Catherine offers our team forward-thinking and next-level strategic planning, analyzing, and researching new ways to design and create. Catherine brings a new voice and a new perspective to the broader leadership of the firm.

Catherine is known for her collaborative style with her project teams during all phases of the design process. Her creativity and positive attitude is a welcome attribute for our clients; she has mastered the ability to communicate clearly defined design ideas when referencing complex design problems. Catherine received her Master of Landscape Architecture from Harvard University, and her Bachelor of Landscape Architecture from the University of California, Berkeley.

Catherine is a tea connoisseur and finds comfort in a perfectly brewed cup.