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COVID-19 Response

Clients and partners,

We hope that you and your families are safe and healthy during this uncertain time. As we continue to monitor the evolving COVID-19 situation, Christner has implemented some changes to our daily operations in order to minimize the spread of the virus and protect our employees and community. 

As of Monday, March 23 our office has gone completely remote until further notice. Our team is available by phone, email, and video conferencing and we do not anticipate changes to project schedules or deliverables at this time.  […]

Behind-the-Scenes Tour of Parkview Tower

The opening of Parkview Tower brought an exciting new building to the BJC HealthCare Washington University Medical Campus. BJC worked closely with a team of architects from multiple firms to achieve their vision for this new facility. A gracious, contemporary entry lobby welcomes patients and family members into this prominent structure on the northwest corner of Forest Park Parkway and Kingshighway. The inpatient floors represent the latest in patient care and integration of technology. They offer family amenities and supportive wayfinding. […]

New year, new look

We’ve been working on some exciting things here at Christner!  Over the past few years, our firm has changed quite a lot.  With our third generation of leadership now at the helm, we felt it was time to update our look to better reflect our core values and the clients we serve.  During the next few months, we will be releasing an updated brand identity, which includes a new logo, colors, font and website.  Our goal was to create a brand that is simple, fresh, approachable, and connected.  

We believe the new look better matches what we’ve become since 1963: a provider of creative solutions to complex design challenges.  Our firm’s legacy was built on smart thinking and great design. […]