Salmela Architect

Midwestern Modernist Firm Integrates Local Culture Into its Design Work
Posted on
Midwestern Modernist Firm Integrates Local Culture Into its Design Work

By the time Residential Architect profiled him in our July 2005 issue, David... More

2012 COTE Top Ten Green Project Firm: Salmela Architect
Posted on
2012 COTE Top Ten Green Project Firm: Salmela Architect

David Salmela argues that all projects should have a sustainable explanation. More

Posted on
Salmela Architect Salmela Architect

The landscape and history of Minnesota are critical influences on David Salmela's proudly regional design. More

Posted on
Job Site Trailer, Wayzata, Minn. Job Site Trailer, Wayzata, Minn.

On a rough-and-dirty construction site, this job trailer creates just the right image for its owner, a high-end contractor. More

Posted on
announcing the winners of rada 2010!

The 11th annual residential architect Design Awards received 978 entries in 16 categories. Just 26 projects were singled out for accolades, making RADA the most competitive residential architecture awards program in the country. The jury comprised six distinguished architects, including Ed Binkley, AIA, ed binkley design, Oviedo, Fla.; Louise Harpman, Assoc. AIA, Specht Harpman, Austin, Texas; Jennifer Luce, AIA, LUCE et Studio, San Diego; John V. Mutlow, FAIA, RIBA, University of Southern California School of Architecture, Los Angeles; Julie Snow, FAIA, Julie Snow Architects, Minneapolis; and Richard Williams, FAIA, Richard Williams Architects, Washington, D.C. In all, they bestowed 19 Merit awards, six Grand awards, and one Project of the Year award. More

Posted on
salmela architect

Sun-drenched white walls, taut wood, and trim slate-gray floors are trademarks of David Salmela's Scandinavia-inspired architecture. Add a cobalt blue conference table and precise stacks of white project boxes, and you have his Duluth, Minn., workspace. More

Posted on
the clure project, duluth, minn. the clure project, duluth, minn.

Despite their radical break with tradition, the three black cubes dotting this hillside received no negative feedback from their blue-collar neighbors. More

Posted on
matthew residence, brainerd, minn. matthew residence, brainerd, minn.

Most of the cabins around this summer residence run parallel to the shoreline and sit as close to the water as possible. Asked to design a replacement for a cabin that had burned down, David Salmela proposed something a little more interesting. More

RSS
Close X