About SmithGroupJJR

SmithGroupJJR, is a Top 10 architecture, engineering and planning firm with a staff of 1,100. We specialize in the healthcare, science & technology, urban and campus planning, higher education, and workplace sectors. Our integrated practice offers depth in all disciplines serving the built and natural environment, including architecture, interior design, engineering (civil, structural, mechanical, electrical and plumbing), landscape architecture, urban design and environmental science. SmithGroupJJR clients benefit from the technical expertise, creativity, and high level of quality that our integrated practice brings.

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As the elevator doors open to SmithGroupJJR's Chicago office, the reception area welcomes you with an illuminated ceiling, warm wood flooring, and view to the city through the connected café space. Photo credit: Dave Burk Photography

A centrally located makerspace in SmithGroupJJR's Chicago office provides a hands-on experience for enhanced design visualization. It includes 3D technology, which allows staff to prototype conceptual ideas and build design consensus rapidly. Photo credit: Dave Burk Photography

SmithGroupJJR recently completed Chamberlain Group Incorporated's new headquarters in Oak Brook, Illinois. The building consolidates over 650-people from four facilities onto one 20-acre suburban campus. Photo credit: Dave Burk Photography

The Advocate Illinois Masonic Medical Center, Center for Advanced Care, designed by SmithGroupJJR in Chicago's Lake View neighborhood, aspires to demystify the healthcare experience. The facility is a bridge to the community and a beacon of hope. Photo credit: Liam Frederick Photography