Marjorie May Braun ’36 Science Building

Westridge School for Girls

Marjorie May Braun '36 Science Building

Partner in Charge: Maureen Sullivan

The Marjorie May Braun Science Building was designed to support the existing science programs at Westridge School for Girls. The new two-story building is actually an addition to the Ranney building and houses Lower and Middle School science classooms. The outdoor garden, created for use as an exterior classroom, includes a pond ecosystem, student planting areas and worktables. The idea of using buildings as teaching instruments would later be expanded upon with the completion of the Sustainable Science Building for Westridge School for Girls in 2010.


V. Joseph Pica – Principal

Helen Pietrusiewicz – Interior Designer



Photography by Randall Michelson


Client: Westridge School for Girls

Addition: 3,400 SF
Garden: 3,000 SF

Construction Cost: $850,000

Opening Date: 1997


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