Shelley McNamara is an Irish architect. She is a co-founder of Grafton Architects with Yvonne Farrell. Grafton Architects won the World Building of the Year award in 2008 for their Bocconi University building in Milan. In 2015, Grafton Architects was awarded the fourth annual Jane Drew Prize for their "massive influence" on the profession. The practice won the inaugural RIBA International Prize in 2016 for their Universidad de Ingeniería y Tecnología building in Lima, Peru and in 2017 she was appointed, along with Yvonne Farrell, as curator of the 16th Venice Biennale of Architecture in 2018.