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Webster University’s Browning Hall Wins for Two Interior Design Awards

October 30, 2018

Spellman Brady Receives National Recognition




St. Louis, MO (October 30, 2018)Spellman Brady & Company is proud to announce that Webster University, Browning Hall Interdisciplinary Sciences Building (ISB) received interior design excellence awards by two national educational publications for effective learning environments and benchmark type designs. Spellman Brady was applauded for the interior design, planning and procurement for the project’s finishes and furniture.

– “American School & University – Educational Interiors Showcase Edition” selected the project’s interior design for its “Outstanding Designs Common Areas Award”

–  “Learning by Design Magazine – Architecture & Interior Design Awards of Excellence Edition” recognized the project with an “Outstanding Projects Award”

Browning Hall was developed to provide a state-of-the-art facility that fostered interactive opportunities for academic collaboration and shared use by 9 departments/programs consisting of biological sciences, nursing, nurse anesthesia, anthropology, sociology, psychology, international languages and cultures and English as a second language. The LEED Silver-certified facility is a 4-story, 87,268 square foot building that houses 26 labs, four classrooms, 71 faculty/staff offices and a 129-seat auditorium.

The building’s interior was developed to maximize collaboration by using a “science on display” theme. This was accomplished by the use of glass interior walls that enabled constant daylight and the use of neutral architectural finishes. To provide some contrast, bright lively colors were incorporated through the furniture finish selections.


Spellman Brady & Company is an award-winning St. Louis–based interior design firm specializing in senior living, healthcare, and higher education environments. The firm maintains design excellence by delivering comprehensive interior design, furniture, artwork master planning, and procurement services. As a Certified WBE Business, Spellman Brady & Company has completed more than 6,300 projects in 43 states and abroad since its founding in 1994.

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Webster University, Browning Hall Interdisciplinary Sciences Building (ISB)

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