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Aline Chahine

Aline is an international licensed architect currently practicing in Canada, she is the reason you are reading this right now, Aline founded the platform back in 2008 shaping the very foundation of Architecture Lab, her exemplary content curation process that defines the online magazine today.


  • Aline founded Architecture Lab in 2008
  • Lead editor of dan | dailyarchnews since 2019
  • Founded and Creative Director of DesignRaid
  • Licensed architect with creative sales and marketing experience


As full-fledged architect, Aline’s background involved a great deal of research that lead to the creation of Architecture Lab as an online database of exemplary design. Her experience snowballed into founding two architecture platforms, Architecture Lab and DesignRaid.


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Aline received USEK’s Master of Architecture in 2004 and BA in English from the University of Toronto

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Latest posts from Aline Chahine
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Irwin House / MSG Architecture

Irwin is a white box plugged in to an existing East Fremantle home.
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The Lima Art Museum New Contemporary Art Wing / Efficiency Lab for Architecture PLLC

The New Contemporary Art Wing Expansion to the Lima Art Museum located in the 19th century Exposition Palace, creates a strong architectural dialogue ...
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Ivanhoe House / Auhaus Architecture

A new 4 bedroom house built into a heavily treed hill that drops down to a creek at the base. ...
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Francis Terry: ‘Architects tend to think if it’s popular, there’s something wrong’

The neoclassical country piles designed by Quinlan Terry and his son Francis are adored by the royals and multimillionaires. Now Francis is striking out on his own
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LESS – Urban amplifier / AAVP ARCHITECTURE

In 1891 the city of Paris registered this 100-meter passageway, open two years prior on the property of sieur Delessert, between the Rue Pierre Dupont and the Quai de Valmy.
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Coppin Street Apartments / MUSK Architecture Studio

The Coppin Street apartments, dubbed the “Richmond six-pack”, reinterprets the 60’s era, predominantly brick apartments, dispersed throughout inner Melbourne
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Lauriston House / Seeley Architects

A deep engagement with the expansive and undulating rural context of the house was the starting point for the design of the Lauriston house...
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Torre La Toscana / Andrés Escobar

Torre La Toscana was developed with the purpose of integrating different aspects of modern day-to-day life in a way that was both practical and luxurious.
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The Brilliant Simplicity of New York’s New Times Square

Times Square celebrated the completion of its six-year transformation from a congested thoroughfare into a European-style piazza.
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Court House / Peter Winkler Architect

The site is within a quiet court with a walking track down to a secluded beach. The brief was for modest timber dwelling.
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Montagne Centre, Marist College Bendigo / Y2 Architecture

The Montagne Centre is the first stage of works for the new Marist College Bendigo. It is designed to foster culture, heritage and identity ...
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Ingoldsby House / Seeley Architects

Quietly impressive and looking as if it belongs in the coastal vegetation, the Ingoldsby House is a sensitive response to a coastal site that required special consideration.
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How stunning architecture breathes new life into tired cities

From the Guggenheim in Bilbao to the Angel of the North to Zaha Hadid’s Glasgow Riverside Museum, jaw-dropping architecture and public art has almost magical powers ...
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Bunurong Memorial Park / BVN

Bunurong Memorial Park aims to be a leader in providing memorable settings for a wide range of celebratory, reflective and commemorative events and a valuable community asset.
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Double Duplex / Batay-Csorba Architects

The Double Duplex was created in response to the cities growing need for alternative housing models due to the rising cost of urban real estate and the need for urban densification within Toronto's established residential neighbourhoods.
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14 Kit Home Designs Changing the Game

Kit homes have come a long way in the last five years. What was once a niche project for the professional DIY-er is becoming more accessible every day.
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Modern Music Centre / Hérault Arnod architectes

The site is a corner of the Bel Ebat fairground, on the edge of the historic town centre of Evreux ...
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Where is the world’s most sprawling city?

Driving to work, driving to dinner, driving to meet friends … this quintessentially American invention requires a limitless supply of land and resources.

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