Chheng Lim

Associate | Chicago, IL

Chheng is a Program Director/Associate at Sheehan Nagle Hartray Architects, where she has extensive experience working for hyperscale mission critical clients. As a leader on some of SNHA’s largest, most complex projects, she has built her experience around all aspects of the design process, technical development and project management of multi-disciplinary consultant teams. Chheng focuses on strategic design and planning to drive program flexibility and rapid data center delivery. A recognized design leader, her work on the Fort Worth Data Center Administration Building was awarded AIA Chicago’s Distinguished Building Award in 2020.
Chheng has presented on global connectivity, digital society and data center design in a number of settings including at the Harvard Graduate School of Design, the AIA National Conference for Architecture, the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation, the Chicago Tribune, Architect Magazine and numerous legislative and governmental agencies. In 2021, she received Infrastructure Mason’s IM100 Award for outstanding contribution to the data center industry, and is recognized as a Notable Woman in Construction & Design and a Notable Woman in STEM by Crain’s Chicago Business.
Chheng received a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science from the University of Chicago and a Master of Architecture from the Southern California Institute of Architecture (Sci-ARC).