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Architectural Maverick Brian Laubenthal Reshapes Phoenix with Innovation

Brian's architectural journey began with childhood inspirations from Frank Lloyd Wright's Fallingwater and experiences like the Swiss Family Robinson treehouse, igniting his passion for architecture's connection with nature. After studying at the University of Michigan and Arizona State University, Brian co-founded Aline Architecture, navigating challenges like the recession. Moving forward, Aline Architecture prioritizes sustainability and community engagement. They specialize in renovating existing buildings, preserving their character while minimizing waste. In residential design, they focus on creating immersive experiences, drawing inspiration from restaurant design. In extreme climates like Arizona, their designs prioritize comfort and sustainability. Despite challenges, Phoenix's resilience and focus on community revitalization inspire Aline Architecture's future endeavours.

Join our discussion on the future vision within Aline Architecture, value-driven approaches, renovations and repurposing, residential design philosophy, learning from restaurant design, climate considerations and community revitalization.

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