The chalet was built by the locally renowned Barras family who are still in Crans today. The Chalet Christiana that you see now is the modern reincarnation of what was once carefully crafted and constructed 75 years ago. Chalet Christiana has been completely restored and rebuilt to a standard that whilst remaining true to the original concept and materials, bringing the property to a standard that the original creators could never have imagined. The property was newly completed at the beginning of 2007.
The architect is a prestigious architect in the canton of Valais who has played a hand in developing and shaping the Valaisan landscape. Louis Fournier has been designing buildings and properties since the late 60's and has continued to design and construct all kind of buildings and residents from chalets to schools. He has designed over 600 buildings in Nendaz has been one of the most prominent and active architects in Veysonnaz having designed the majority of properties you see in Veysonnaz today.
Pine wood as been used throughout the internal space with stone from the local regions of Brut and St Bernard. The pine has been specially treated and baked to prevent wear and give longer lasting durability while retaining the original quality.