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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 is LEED Silver Certified and was successfully completed on-time, despite an aggressive schedule and tight campus.


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



Opening Quote

Adams-Bickel’s expertise with all types of construction, commitment to closely manage all aspects of their projects, and responsiveness to quickly address issues as they arise have routinely yielded the highest quality results

Closing Quote
James A. Clough, AIA Managing Principal
KCBA Architects