Why does architecture matter? Architecture makes our lives better.
Since 1989, the Iowa Architectural Foundation has been inspiring appreciation for architecture & design in everyone.
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Architecture in Downtown Des Moines
October 17 & October 24 : 7 - 8:30 PM, and October 28: 9:30 - 11 AM
Iowa Center for Architecture