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

NEW TOUR! Architecture on the Move: Far West Edition
October 5
Starts at Pappajohn Education Center
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Fall Classes in Collaboration with DMPS Community Education
September/October, 2018
Iowa Center for Architecture, Capital Square, 400 Locust, Des Moines
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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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