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

CHICAGO’S WORLD CLASS ARCHITECTURE
Tuesday, January 16th, 23rd, & 30th from 7:00-8:30pm
Iowa Center for Architecture
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DES MOINES AND THE CITY BEAUTIFUL MOVEMENT
Tuesday, March 13th & 20th from 7:00-8:30pm; tour Saturday, March 24th at 9:30am
Iowa Center for Architecture
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WHAT STYLE IS YOUR HOUSE?
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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