Christopher R. Gunning, AIA, LEED AP

Principal / Architect

Chris Gunning | Architect | Dekker/Perich/Sabatini

From project inception, Chris works closely with each client. He emphasizes the importance of genuinely knowing the people he works with so he can accurately understand their desires. “Architecture is large-scale, livable sculpture and has innumerable interpretations,” said Chris. “We tune into and work with our clients to determine the proper solutions that will help them achieve their aspirations.” As Principal-in-Charge of commercial projects, Chris directs a variety of design types, including mixed-use, transit-oriented development, retail, office, hospitality, residential, industrial, and master planning. He participates in all stages of a project, from planning to completion. His leadership in business park master planning, conceptual building design, and entitlements services has contributed to millions of square feet of functional, profitable, high-quality space.

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Professional Credentials

Registered Architect: Nevada, New Mexico, Oklahoma

National Council of Architectural Registration Boards (NCARB), Certified

Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) Accredited Professional

American Institute of Architects (AIA), Member

Urban Land Institute (ULI), Member

International Council of Shopping Centers (ICSC), Member

NAIOP, Member


Bachelor of Architecture, University of Oklahoma

Bachelor of Science, Environmental Design, University of Oklahoma