SALA Architect Caitlin Dippo

Wee-ely Cabin: A Weekend Off The Grid Following Dale’s Map Into Cabin Country!

SALA Architect Caitlin Dippo

Earlier this year Caitlin and I visited one of my favorite SALA cabins, the Wee-Cabin designed by Dale Mulfinger and built by the Wee Cabin Company. (more…)

SALA Architect Bryan Anderson

Architecture Matters: Design and Civility In The Coming Year

SALA Architect Bryan Anderson

A few things became clear to me in 2017. Language matters. Facts matter. Intentions matter. Respect matters. (more…)

My Annual Holiday Return To My Former Clients

I’m returning to the Davis house in Edina for their annual holiday party! (more…)

SALA Architect Katie Leaf

Why Are Job Site Visits Important?: Watching Models Become Reality

SALA Architect Katie Leaf

The sun is shining, the birds are chirping, and the excavators are roaring. It’s one of the best kinds of work days: a job site visit! (more…)

SALA Architect Eric Odor

Closing Up The Cabin …..Without The Commute (Repost)

About eight years ago my wife and I were shopping for a lake cabin somewhere close by, since we weren’t too keen on the prospect of long weekend commutes, when my wife came up with the brilliant idea of eliminating the commute altogether. (more…)

SALA Architect Marc Sloot

Net Zero Victorian Q & A: Part 3 – Why, How & Cost

Welcome back to Net Zero Victorian Q&A once again. Today I will address the following questions: (more…)

SALA Architect Dale Mulfinger

Dale Mulfinger’s “The Family Cabin” Book Events

SALA Architect Dale Mulfinger

Meet with Dale Mulfinger and pick up a copy of his latest book, The Family Cabin, at any of these book events! (more…)

SALA Architect Bryan Anderson

Architectural Photography: Let There Be Light (just not too much)

Architectural photography is an art and a skill honed through years of experience that I am not qualified to explain, but on a recent photo shoot I was reminded of a few challenges worthy of illumination. In this case, it was my own recently completed kitchen that was the subject. (more…)

Two Net Zero SALA Homes on the MRES Sustainable Home Tour!

Join us Saturday, October 7th from 10am-3pm on the MRES Sustainable Home Tour, a free, self-guided event designed to spread knowledge of sustainable living practices. (more…)

Net Zero Victorian Q & A: Part 2 – What Is Net Zero?

Welcome back to Net Zero Victorian Q&A. Today I will address the following questions: (more…)