Join AIA Northern Minnesota members for a day of learning, fun, and socializing at Madden’s Resort in the Wilson Bay Lodge on the celebrated Gull Lake in Brainerd.

Northern Minnesota Architects Forum
10:00 am Pemmican Room: AIA Minnesota and AIA Northern Chapter joint board meeting. All architects and associate members are welcome to attend.
12:00 pm Pemmican Room: Lunch and Social Hour
1:00 pm Pemmican Room: Presentation by Architect David Salmela
3:00 pm Golf Course: tee times for 18 holes (9 holes available)

“Cabins, Retreats, and Other New Works”
by Architect David Salmela
DAVID SALMELA, FAIA, is the principle architect in the firm Salmela Architect in Duluth, Minnesota. He is the recipient of more than 30 state and national awards and has
been published over 100 times in European as well as American books, magazines, and newspapers. In 2008, David was awarded the AIA Minnesota Gold Medal, “the highest award bestowed on and individual member in recognition of a lifetime of distinguished achievement and significant contributions to architecture. ” In 2004, he was recognized as the first Architect of Distinction from the American Institute of Architects Minnesota. He was elevated to the prestigious College of Fellows of the National American Institute of Architects in 2002. He received the Honor Award in 1998 from the American Institute of Architects, which is considered the Pulitzer Prize of architecture, for his design of Ravenwood, the home and studio of acclaimed nature photographer Jim Brandenburg. A self-described modernist, he routinely creates sophisticated houses that blend his own preference for minimalism.

FREE- Continental breakfast at the Board Meeting, lunch, Forum/Presentation
Golf: $119 per person- The Classic at Madden’s Golf Course (w/cart)
For information on discounted room rates and golf packages please contact Renae Peterson at 218-855-5949 or

Download the registration form and sign up today!
RSVP by Sept. 5 to:
Amber Allardyce, AIA Minnesota
275 Market Street, Suite 54
Minneapolis, MN 55405