See our collection of awards, articles and involvement in our local community


Oliver's Modern American: Iconic Life Feature

While Oliver's serves cocktails in the original Polynesian Dairy Queen glassware, ALINE dishes out architectural design details to Iconic Life of the recreation of one of South Scottsdale's most historic mid-century buildings.  +Oliver’s | New Scottsdale Restaurant with Unexpected RootsWhat was once the world’s first polynesian Dairy Queen is now Oliver’s, an elevated modern American restaurant that integrates the ICONIC building’s rich history and architecture with a fresh, modern design. 

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Hidden Gems: Meet Brian Laubenthal, Architect & Principal of ALINE - Feature in Voyage Phoenix Magazine

Check out Brian's recent June 2024 interview with Voyage Phoenix Magazine, where he chats about ALINE's origins and what sets ALINE apart in the restaurant and hospitality architecture niche in the Phoenix valley.  Inspiring Conversations with Brian Laubenthal of ALINE Architecture Concepts 

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Introducing Oliver's Modern American - featured by AZ Big Media

After years in the making, ALINE is honored to see the old Polynesian Queen Dairy Queen given new life as Oliver's Modern American near Hayden and Osborn in Scottsdale. Check out the feature from AZ Big Media, annoucing Oliver's May 2024 opening, and hope to see you there!

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Champions of Change

May 17th, 2024 8:00am

ALINE is honored to have been nominated as a Philanthropic Company of the Year for the 2024 Champions of Change Award!  Principals Brian Laubenthal and Brian Krob attended the Superhero’s Champion of Change luncheon on May 16th, 2024, on behalf of the team at ALINE for our philanthropic work within the Phoenix valley.

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ALINE renews Arizona Green Business Certification

Exciting news! As we lead up to Earth Day 2024, ALINE Architecture has been recertified as a Green Business with Local First Arizona. 

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Sustainability Spotlight: Top 5 Adaptive Reuse Projects by ALINE Architecture Concepts

As Earth Day approaches, ALINE Architecture Concepts shines a light on the power of adaptive reuse in architecture. Adaptive reuse is an architectural approach that repurposes old or underused buildings for new uses.

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Celebrating the Women of ALINE

March 20th, 2024 12:00am

Craft, Collaboration, Community: Celebrating the Women of ALINE Architecture 

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ADCA 2023 Winners: ALINE Architecture Concepts

ALINE recently won two 2023 ADCA awards for Clever Ramen: Platinum Winner for Interior Design Innovative Design Elements + Silver Winner for Interior Design Dining Space Aesthetics. 

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Drive-thru Taco Viva restaurant coming to Phoenix - Phoenix Business Journal feature

Have you seen our banner up at 28th and Indian School Rd? Taco Viva is coming soon!

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Local architects make sustainability a selling point - feature on Local First Arizona

ALINE was featured on Local First Arizona, to highlight our efforts on sustainable design.  + 

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Scottsdale architecture firm specializes in adaptive reuse projects - feature for the Arizona Business Gazette

Brian and Brian sat down with Georgann Yara for a special for the Arizona Business Gazette to talk about the drive behind the beginning of ALINE: adaptive reuse. 

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Bold Journey Feature: Meet Brian Laubenthal

Check out Brian's recent conversation with Bold Journey!  We were lucky to catch up with Brian Laubenthal recently and have shared our conversation below.

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Upscale Chinese-Korean Restaurant Jin Jia opens at Desert Ridge - as featured on Arizona Foothills

Check out Jin Jia's feature on Arizona Foothills.   

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Jin Jia - New Chinese - Korean concept to open at Desert Ridge Marketplace

Jin Jia was featured in The Phoenix Business Journal. Check out the excerpt behind our design process.

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The Eleanor - featured in Phoenix Business Journal, ABC 15 AZ

Check out our latest restuarant T.I. project to open- the Eleanor!

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Featured on - New Mid-Century-Style Brunch Locale to Open in South Scottsdale

The Eleanor was featured on & Arizona Foothills Magazine.

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Gold Winner - Clever Ramen - Aline Architecture Concepts

If architecture was a ramen bowl! Our project, Clever Ramen has received the 2022 Architecture and Interior Design Gold Award for Restaurant Design. 

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Meet Brian Laubenthal - Principal of Aline Architecture Concepts in Scottsdale
Hidden Gems: Meet Brian Laubenthal- Feature in Voyage Phoenix Magazine

Today we’d like to introduce you to Brian Laubenthal. Hi Brian, thanks for sharing your story with us.

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Brian Laubenthal of Aline Architecture Concepts- Authority Magazine Feature

As a part of my series about the ‘Five Things You Need To Know To Create A Highly Successful Career As An Architect’, I had the pleasure of interviewing Brian Laubenthal, Principal of Aline Architecture Concepts. With a philosophy rooted in sustainability, Brian Laubenthal designs healthy spaces that are in harmony with their environment, bringing a heightened awareness to even the simplest of projects.

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Meet Brian Laubenthal- CanvasRebel

We were lucky to catch up with Brian Laubenthal recently and have shared our conversation below. Brian, thanks for taking the time to share your stories with us today Can you talk to us about serving the underserved.

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Award Winning Restaurant Design- Feature in GC Magazine

ALINE was featured in GC Magazine's 'Award Winning Restaurant Design' piece. 

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3D Printing in Construction Comes of Age- Bluebeam Blog Feature

Check out ALINE's venture into using recycled plastics as materials, as featured on the Bluebeam Blog.  + 

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Craft, Community and Collaboration- Modern Home Builders Feature

Craft, Community, and Collaboration create ALINE's foundation. Check out our feature on Modern Home Builders, including the focus on our mixed-use project, Bidtracer. 

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Aline Architecture Concepts Lays Groundwork for the Valley’s Design Future- Fabulous Arizona Feature

As the Valley continues to grow, its ever-evolving design scene is continuing to expand just the same—with intentionally built (and stylish) restaurant spaces and local businesses seemingly popping up on every corner. The trend in thoughtful, consistent design schemes is no accident.

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New Ramen Restaurant Comes to Scottsdale- Your Valley Feature

Born and Raised Hospitality, the restaurant group renowned for Phoenix restaurants Clever Koi, Across the Pond, and Fellow Osteria, has announced the grand opening of a new fast-casual noodle restaurant, Clever Ramen. Clever Ramen opened its doors to diners this year to great success, according to a press release.

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Giving Back - ALINE Thank You 2020

December 8th, 2020 12:00am

ALINE supports Live Love to feed families in needScottsdale architecture company ALINE Architecture Concepts contributes over $1,000 to purchase food that will feed over 20 families during Thanksgiving. ALINE purchased enough food to fill over 20 boxes as part of Chandler non-profit Live Love’s yearly commitment to support the community.

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Craft . Community . Collaboration - Wescover Feature

ALINE Architecture Concepts is a Scottsdale, Arizona based company making waves in Industrial and Modern architecture and design. Their ultimate goal is to inspire those who experience their spaces.

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'Inspired Architecture is the blueprint to ALINE's success'

Branded | Inspired Architecture Is the Blueprint for ALINE’s SuccessWhen you walk up to a building, your experience can read like a book’s cover page. An unknown mystery whose story lies within.

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Meet Brian Laubenthal of Aline Architecture Concepts in Scottsdale

Today we’d like to introduce you to Brian Laubenthal. Can you briefly walk us through your story –

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National Hospitality Design Award

April 13th, 2020 12:00am

Wayfair Tastemaker National Award for Best Hospitality Space for the Drexyl Restaurant designed by ALINE Architecture Concepts.  “This year’s award-winning concepts demonstrate what it means to be a Trade Tastemaker by illustrating an exceptional balance of materials and color, and by showcasing an unwavering commitment to innovative design”

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Ranked top 10 Phoenix Architects

April 11th, 2020 12:00am

Aline Architecture Concepts concentrates on restaurant, hotel, commercial and residential projects, and the firm has designed several excellent and popular spaces in Scottsdale. “Our mission is to craft meaningful spaces that inspire people and enhance their environment.”

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Zolton's Salon wins award for best salon design in North America

The Professional Beauty Association at its 25th annual North American Hairstyling Awards (NAHA) honored Scottsdale's Zolton's Salon and Spa with the Salon Design of the Year award. NAHA is the industry's most prestigious professional beauty competition in North America with nearly 50,000 entries competing for the winning title in 14 categories.

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NEWH Award for Best Hospitality Space

We are honored to receive the NEWH Award for Best Hospitality Space. The design of First International Bank in Chandler was a complete interior remodel. 

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Scottsdale Spirit Award

April 9th, 2020 12:00am

The Scottsdale Spirit Award is given each year to one project that helps reshape the community. We received the award for Fate Brewing Company's design and efforts to revitalizing the McDowell Corridor. 

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Building Architecture Awards

April 8th, 2020 12:00am

Build Award for Excellence in Restaurant Design in Arizona and Most Environmentally Conscious Architecture Firm. 'ALINE Architecture has a focus on creating spaces centered around people's experience.

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Building Strong Partnerships

April 7th, 2020 12:00am

ALINE Architects has not only been a strong business partnership for us over the last decade, but they are more like a family to our MP&E firm. We truly respect their vision, and look forward to delivering a great end product together for years to come.

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Saving the Queen

April 1st, 2020 12:00am

The Polynesian Queen has been standing tall on McDowell Road for decades. It is so unique, everyone notices it, even when it was used as car rental location.

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Design for Dogs

March 1st, 2020 12:00am

Design for Dogs is a custom dog house design + build competition, silent auction, and most importantly, a fundraiser! Hosted by Facings of America since 2015, this dog-centric architectural event showcases one-of-a-kind dog house creations by local architects, interior designers, builders, and industry partners.

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FATE Tempe Taste of the Town

February 3rd, 2020 12:00am

Click here for the FOX10 Taste of the Town Feature video link

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Design it Forward Judge

February 2nd, 2020 12:00am

Honored to be a judge for this year's Design it Forward created by FJI Design.  "Design it Forward (DiF) is our way of paying it forward.

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Parkview Permitted

February 1st, 2020 12:00am

Our design of Parkview, a 66'-0" tall mixed use structure on the Scottsdale Civic Park has been approved.

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Office Mural by Great not Good

October 1st, 2019 12:00am

Timelapse Video of ALINE Office Mural   Tim Brennan with Great not Good created our new office mural that we love.

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Foodist Awards

June 2nd, 2019 12:00am

We attended the Foodist Awards to support our clients and local restauranteurs making a difference. We are excited to be working with the Outstanding Local Restauranteur of the Year award winner. 

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2019 Company Retreat

June 1st, 2019 12:00am

San Francisco, Napa Valley, Muir Woods and the Muir Beach. We spent day one touring Downtown San Francisco.

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Student Mentoring

January 1st, 2019 12:00am

ALINE partners with Partner's in Progress to help mentor local high school students looking to learn more about architecture. Created by the Gilbert Chamber of Commerce, Partners In Progress serves to champion a stronger Gilbert through collaborative partnerships between the business, government, and education communities.

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Goldwater Brewing Co. Award

September 1st, 2018 12:00am

Goldwater Brewing Co. receives the Scottsdale Spirit Award. "Great local atmosphere and pays homage to it's historic location as a gun club and shooting range."

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OEB first US location

February 1st, 2018 12:00am

OEB restaurant designed by ALINE opens in North Scottsdale. 'OEB Breakfast Co., the Calgary-based breakfast utopia known for its benedicts and poutine, will open its first U.S.

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2018 Company Retreat

January 1st, 2018 12:00am

Visiting Vancouver and Seattle was an inspiring journey. After a fantastic dinner in Yaletown, we woke the next morning for a walking tour of Vancouver.  We visited the TELUS Garden Office and the underground offices of Henriquez Partners before moving to Gastown and the Coal Harbor area for seafood on the water. 

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Branding of ALINE

December 1st, 2015 12:00am

'AtticSalt helped us focus in on our brand identity and message. We went from having a small studio image to a more impressive large firm presence.'

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Aline provides a complete suite of architectural services with a higher level of craft and understanding for the built environment.

We are the right fit for:

  • New Commercial Buildings
  • Large Commercial Remodels
  • Mixed - Use
  • Adaptive Reuse
  • Restaurant Remodels
  • New Restaurants
  • New Custom Residential

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  • Residential Additions or Remodels
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