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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Downtown Des Moines Architecture Walking Tour App
Free Access for Your Mobile Device is Available Now
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Architecture on the Move: Summer Walking Tours Sponsored by Kum & Go
August 10, September 14, October 5
Iowa Center For Architecture
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See IAF's Tree at Blank Children's Hospital Festival of Trees & Lights
November 21 - 25
Veteran's Memorial Community Choice Credit Union Convention Center
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