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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We offer seasonal public and private walking tours on architecture in Des Moines.
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Upcoming Events

ARCHITECTURE MONTH Mid-Century Modern Home Tour
April 28, 10 and 1
Oskaloosa: Frank Lloyd Wright-designed Lamberson home + more....
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Eat. Drink. Architecture.
Saturday, April 14
Iowa Tap Room, Des Moines' East Village
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Tuesday, April 10th & 17th from 6:00-7:30pm; tour April 21st from 10:00-11:30am
Iowa Center For Architecture
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