Kleckner Laucks Architects PC
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Vitae

David M. Kleckner

Principal

Since forming David M. Kleckner Architects in 1987, Mr. Kleckner has been producing quality architectural and commercial interior design projects with a “working principal” approach for all phases of all projects from inception through completion.

Experience

Mr. Kleckner has over twenty-eight years of experience in architecture and commercial interior design.

Projects have included office buildings, industrial facilities, apartment buildings, private residences, restaurants, retail space, truck dealerships, warehouses and educational facilities.
Prior to forming David M. Kleckner Architects, PC, Mr. Kleckner was President of Commercial Design Group, Inc., a commercial interior design firm, and Design Director of Total Interiors, a division of Singer Equipment Company, specializing in restaurant and hospitality design.

Professional Registration

Registered Architect in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania.

Education

Bachelor of Architecture
Pennsylvania State University



Peter J. Laucks

Principal

Mr. Laucks is responsible for the management of projects from inception through completion. Responsibilities include programming, schematic design and development, interfacing with consultants and engineers, construction documentation and day-to-day project coordination.

Experience

Mr. Laucks has over twenty years experience in architecture and the building related industry.  His experiences have included a wide variety of commercial, industrial, retail, hospitality and residential projects.
Prior to joining Kleckner Laucks Architects, PC in March of 2004, Mr. Laucks was employed with Masano/Fries Architects, Inc. in Wyomissing, PA, as a Project Manager for sixteen years, and Denlinger, Inc. in Paradise, PA as a draftsman/estimator for two years.

Professional Registration

Registered Architect in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania
Registered Architect in the State of New Jersey
Registered Architect in the State of Maryland
Registered Architect in the Commonwealth of Virginia
Registered Architect in the State of Florida

Education

Associates in Engineering
Pennsylvania State University Fayette Campus
-Architectural Engineering Technology
-Solar Heating and Cooling Technology

Bachelor of Architecture
Drexel University

Affiliations

National Council of Architectural Review Boards
American Institute of Architects



Charles Diefenderfer IV

Senior CAD Technician

Mr. Diefenderfer is responsible for drafting of projects from inception through completion. Tasks include taking the drafting lead on projects and delegating miscellaneous tasks to the CAD Tech staff in day-to-day project operations.

Experience

Mr. Diefenderfer has fifteen years experience in architecture and the building related industry. His experiences have included a wide variety of commercial, industrial, retail, hospitality and residential projects.
Prior to joining Kleckner Laucks Architects PC in January of 2006, Mr. Diefenderfer was a CAD Tech at Draft Tech, Inc. in Muhlenberg, PA for six years and Althouse Construction in Reading, PA as a Field Operator for one year.

Education

Associates in Architectural Engineering
Lincoln Technical Institute Allentown Campus



Brent Zerr

CAD Technician

Mr. Zerr is responsible for the drafting of projects from inception through completion.

Experience

Mr. Zerr has thirteen years experience in architecture and the building related industry. His experiences have included a wide variety of commercial, industrial, retail, hospitality and residential projects.
Prior to joining Kleckner Laucks Architects, PC in the fall of 2011, Mr. Zerr was employed with Fedetz & Martin Associates, PC for eight years as a draftsman and project coordinator.

Education

Associates in Business Administration
Alvernia University

Associates in Architectural Technology
Berks Technical Institute



James C. Laucks

CAD Technician

Mr. Laucks is responsible for the drafting of projects from inception through completion.

Experience

Mr. Laucks brings over fifteen years of experience in design, drafting, and technical direction in a combination of professional and educational projects.
Prior to joining Kleckner Laucks Architects, PC, Mr. Laucks was an Assistant Professor/Coordinator of Design and Technical Theatre for Tulsa Community College in Tulsa, Oklahoma. During his time there, he designed and was the technical director for a minimum of four productions a year plus many professional concerts and shows in and around the Tulsa area.

Education

Associates of Arts
Northeastern Christian Junior College (Ohio Valley Christian University)

Bachelor of Arts Speech/Theatre
Oklahoma Christian University

Masters of Arts Design/Technical Theatre
Oklahoma State University