SALA Architects Inc.
Dale Mulfinger, FAIA, co-founded SALA Architects as Mulfinger & Susanka Architects in 1983. Dale received his Bachelor of Architecture from the University of Minnesota in 1967 where he is currently an Adjunct Professor at the College of Architecture and Landscape Architecture. His professional background includes employment with several local, national, and international firms including the Architects Collaborative of Cambridge, MA and Brown Daltus of Rome, Italy. His interest in regional architecture is expressed in his ongoing research on the work of twentieth century Minnesota architect Edwin Lundie, and in the book The Architecture of Edwin Lundie published by the Minnesota Historical Society Press. Dale's most recent book is The Cabin published by Taunton Press.
Dale is a Registered Architect in Minnesota and Wisconsin. In 2002, he was named a Fellow of the American Institute of Architects.
University of Minnesota CALA Adjunct Professor, University of Oregon Department of Architecture, and the University of Minnesota, CALA.
Awards & Grants
Frederick Mann Award for Professional Service - 1993
Minnesota Historical Society Publication Grant - 1993
Graham Foundation Grant - 1991
ACSA Energy and Education Award - 1984
University of Minnesota Educational Development Grant - 1983
Wilder Foundation Grant: Design for Camp Wilder - 1979
Designed by Dale Mulfinger: Family Tradition, Porch Cabin, Rustic Retreat, September House, Sky High, Wild Rice