Kathleen M. Lechleiter is an experienced professional with over 29 years of practice as a registered architect including work in Maryland, Washington D.C., and Pennsylvania. She is founder of k.lechleiter ARCHITECT LLC (k.lA), a certified MBE/DBE with the Maryland Department of Transportation (MDOT) and a Women Owned Business (WBE) with the City of Baltimore. She has extensive experience in both commercial and multi-family housing including historic renovation. Her work is concentrated in the City and includes market rate, affordable, and transitional units with a thorough understanding of the different housing segments and their relationship to the community.
While the managing principal with Xerxes Architects in Minneapolis, she received the AIA Minnesota Young Architects Citation for management skills and design talents which foster the pursuit of excellence in the first ten years of practice. She has also received design awards from the Baltimore Chapter of the AIA, Baltimore Heritage, AIA/Minnesota, National Association of Housing and Redevelopment Officials, and the Minnesota Physicians.