Mr. Behrens has a diverse practice background in award-winning educational, healthcare, ecclesiastical and commercial architecture. Since joining Breslin Ridyard Fadero in 2004, Steve has been responsible for the design and management of projects from conception to construction completion. He also represents the firm in business development, prepares proposals, and presents at various conferences.

Steve received his Bachelor of Architecture degree from Temple University and has studied at their Rome, Italy campus. He is a LEED® Accredited Professional and services as an educational course reviewer for the Green Building Council. He is a licensed Architect in Pennsylvania and New Jersey and is a member of the American Institute of Architects (AIA).

PROJECT EXPERIENCE

Educational K-12

  • Zephyr Elementary School
    Whitehall-Coplay School District,
    Whitehall, Pennsylvania
  • Whitehall High School Alterations and Additions
    Whitehall-Coplay School District,
    Whitehall, Pennsylvania
  • Souderton Area High School
    Souderton Area School District,
    Souderton, Pennsylvania
  • Transportation Facility
    Whitehall-Coplay School District
    Whitehall, Pennsylvania
  • St. Thomas Moore School
    Diocese of Allentown
    Allentown, Pennsylvania
  • First Presbyterian Church
    Church School Classroom Addition (design)
    Allentown, Pennsylvania

Career and Technical Institute

Municipal Government

  • Public Works Facility
    East Whiteland Township
    Frazer, Pennsylvania
  • Police Station Addition
    Palmer Township
    Easton, Pennsylvania
  • Publics Works Facility
    Salisbury Township
    Allentown, Pennsylvania
  • Charles Chrin Community Center of Palmer
    Easton, Pennsylvania

Corporate / Instititutional

  • Commercial Experience Center
    Lutron Electronics Corporate Headquarters
    Coopersburg,Pennsylvania
  • Operations Center Expansion
    Lehigh County Authority
    Allentown, Pennsylvania
  • Main Offices Adaptive Reuse
    East Penn Bank
    Emmaus, Pennsylvania
  • Main Office Expansion
    Jandl Farms
    Orefield, Pennsylvania
  • Corporate Offices
    American Bank of the Lehigh Valley
    Allentown, Pennsylvania
  • New Branch Bank Facility
    East Penn Bank (First Niagara Bank)
    Emmaus, Pennsylvania
  • Faith Presbyterian Church
    Emmaus, Pennsylvania
  • Salvation Army Family Hope Center
    Allentown, Pennsylvania
  • Showroom and Service Area Addition
    Knopf Mercedes
    Emmaus, Pennsylvania
  • Branch Bank Adaptive Reuse
    Lafayette Ambassador Bank
    Bethlehem, Pennsylvania
  • Travel Agency Offices and Retail Adaptive Reuse
    AAA East Penn
    Lansdale, Pennsylvania
  • Church Offices
    First Presbyterian Church
    Allentown, Pennsylvania

Master Planning

  • Mount Saint Joseph Academy
    Chestnut Hill, Pennsylvania
  • Whitehall-Coplay School District
    Whitehall, Pennsylvania
  • Good Shepherd Rehabilitation Hospital
    Allentown, Pennsylvania
  • Lehigh Valley Hospital and Health Network
    Regional Signage Study
  • Rodale Press Facility Consolidation
    Emmaus, Pennsylvania

Healthcare

  • ABC Pediatricians Expansion
    Lehigh Valley Hospital and Health Network
    Trexlertown, Pennsylvania
  • Emergency Room Expansion
    Moses Taylor Hospital
    Scranton, Pennsylvania
  • Great Valley Cardiology Suite
    Regional Hospital of Scranton
    Scranton, Pennsylvania
  • Cath Lab Relocation
    Regional Hospital of Scranton
    Scranton, Pennsylvania
  • Residential Treatment Facility
    Foundations Behavioral Health
    Doylestown, Pennsylvania