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 on the Move
Oct. 6th, 5:00 - 6:30 PM
Hotel Fort Des Moines Lobby, 1000 Walnut St.
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Iowa State University Campus Architecture Tour
September 16th, 1:30 - 3:00 PM
Memorial Union, 2229 Lincoln Way, Ames, IA 50014
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Eat|Drink|Architecture: Drake Edition
1pm, 1:30pm, 2pm, 2:30pm
University Library Cafe, 3506 University Ave.
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