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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Upcoming Events

Mies en Scène: A festive celebration of Mies van der Rhoh's Modernistic masterpiece
Saturday, June 16, 2018
601 Grand Avenue, Des Moines
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Adventures in Architecture Summer Day Camp
August 6 - 10
Des Moines Social Club
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Architecture on the Move: Summer Walking Tours
May 11, June 15, July 13, August 10, September 14, October 12
Iowa Center For Architecture
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