Rung for Women Headquarters
St. Louis, Missouri
Following an extensive property search, Rung, a local not-for-profit organization, identified a site for their new headquarters in an old vacant warehouse building within the Fox Park Neighborhood. Christner is working closely with the organization to design a restoration and expansion of the historic1920's building.
Rung's mission is to deliver co-located, coordinated services with multiple agency service partners who support and empower women to grow and achieve sustained independence. The multi-functional building will include spaces that offer financial management services, education and training, employment and career development and also promote family stability, and physical and mental well-being, The design reinforces a sense of belonging to a larger community, and it utilizes nature as a unifying element that perpetuates wellness.