• September 2021

    Hollywood’s Sunset Studios

    You may have seen the exciting recent news that Hollywood's Sunset Studios is to open a new base in Hertfordshire. The estimated £700m Investment will create state-of-the-art studio facilities. We ...

  • September 2021

    Life Science – which key areas of design are influencing the cost of your building?

    What is the right cost for Life Science Building? As is the way with these questions - “It Depends”. There are many factors which influence the brief for any given building. Some ...

  • August 2021

    Project Spotlight – 135 Bishopsgate

    As the final project of our reinvention spotlight series,  we look to the recently completed 135 Bishopsgate for British Land.  135 Bishopsgate is a key part of British Lands £1.5bn ...

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    August 2021

    Embracing cultural differences with international clients

    “Even in a world of video conferencing, there is no replacement for physically being in a room together” This week alinea Partner, Iain Parker talked with Building.com on working internationally, looking ...

  • August 2021

    Our Climate Journey – Strategy

    At the start of 2021 alinea made a commitment to become Carbon Neutral. During the course of the first half of 2021 we have discovered a great deal and are ...

  • August 2021

    Project Spotlight – Mamma Mia! The Party

    In the penultimate issue of our ongoing reinvention project spotlight series,  we bring you Mamma Mia! The Party in the O2 Arena…. An immersive theatrical and eating experience. This exciting cut ...

  • August 2021

    Lab fit out – what’s the budget?

    For developers and occupiers alike, an early understanding of likely fit out costs is key. We have established a series of interactive fit-out Cost Models for use in the early stages ...

  • August 2021

    Huge congratulations to Alex Yee!

    Everyone at alinea would like to send a huge congratulations to our sponsored athlete Alex Yee on his stunning performances in Tokyo. We have been delighted to be sponsoring Alex Yee ...

  • August 2021

    alinea Promotions!

    On behalf of the Partners, we are pleased to announce the following promotions at alinea. Our commitment to the continued development of our people remains at the heart of our culture ...

  • July 2021

    Project Spotlight – The Minories

    As part of our ongoing project spotlight series, this week we look to the mixed use The Minories project for 4C Hotels,  designed by ACME.  Situated in Algate, London this ...

  • July 2021

    St Clare Hospice Summer Event

    Steve, Alisha, Ian and Robbie attended a charity fundraising event hosted by St Clare Hospice, our partner charity, at Redchurch Brewery. There was a range of entertainment from a live ...

  • July 2021

    Breaking Ground at 1 Leadenhall

    We were very pleased to attend the groundbreaking ceremony for our 1 Leadenhall project. This milestone marked the completion of the demolition of the previous 7 storey Leadenhall Court and the ...

  • July 2021

    Project Spotlight – The Poppy Factory

    In the fourth week of our Reinvention Project Spotlight series, we look to The Poppy Factory in Richmond.  Following a number of years of fundraising, the scheme  reached practical completion ...

  • July 2021

    Know your labs?

    Working with a number of developers/end users and different project teams, it is clear that ‘the interpretation’ of Lab Definitions is not set in stone.