The Team

The BJC project team is led by Donna Ware, BJC executive director of planning and design. It includes project managers and project engineers from planning, design & construction, clinical assets management, IT and facilities. The BJC team leads the work of the design team.


  • Lead architect – Christner brings a team of designers with extensive health care expertise, as well as experience working on many BJC projects, most recently the Campus Renewal Project at Barnes-Jewish and St. Louis Children’s hospitals.
  • Lead engineer – KJWW Engineering Consultants brings a depth and breadth of health care expertise and experience with BJC projects.

December 2015 - the design team, led by Tom Van Landingham (standing), along with hospital clinicians, staff and administrators meet to discuss the layout of the procedural floor, which includes operating rooms.