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Project Profile

Academy of Notre Dame de Namur, The Riley Center for STEM Education

The building incorporates eight science laboratories, three lab prep rooms, eight mathematic classrooms, a Design, Thinking, Entrepreneurship classroom, and several specialty labs dedicated to design and innovation, robotics, and coding. The project also included an extensive renovation and restoration of the school’s coveted Rose Garden, and significant landscaping of the surrounding areas.

The project was successfully completed on-time, despite an aggressive schedule and tight campus. LEED Certification is pending.


  • Location: Villanova, PA
  • Owner: Academy of Notre Dame
  • Owner Rep: Aegis Property Group
  • Architect: SMP Architects
  • Amount: $11,440,000
  • Date Completed: 2019
  • Total SF: 32,780



Opening Quote

AdamsBickel successfully managed challenging logistics and a complex procurement process to execute our design for a serene pavilion that pushed the boundaries of glazing technology. The pavilion’s well-executed details are evidence of ABA’s partnership throughout the construction process and their commitment to the project’s highly aspirational goals.

Closing Quote
Marilia Rodrigues, AIA