Why does architecture matter? Architecture makes our lives better.
Since 1989, the Iowa Architectural Foundation has been inspiring appreciation for architecture & design in everyone.
We offer seasonal public and private walking tours on architecture in Des Moines.Take a tour
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Architecture Month Lecture Series; Big Architects - Medium City
April 12, 19, & 28, 2016
Des Moines Public Library | Catholic Pastoral Center | Des Moines Art CenterLearn More
Eat. Drink. Architecture
April 16, 2016
A progressive food and drink crawl with architectural tours of downtown Des Moines.Learn More
Des Moines & the City Beautiful Movement
May 5, 2016
Learn how Des Moines was inspired by the City Beautifu Movement.Learn More
Who we are
Architecture in the Community The Architecture in the Community (AIC) committee provides walking tours, talks, community education courses, and special events. Learn More
Architecture in the Schools The Architecture in the Schools (AIS) committee provides a number of children’s programs and teacher’s workshops. Learn More