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

Defining Modern: Masters of Mid-Century Furniture & Design
Saturday, April 13
Meredith Hall, Drake University, Des Moines
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Architecture on the Move: 2019 Summer Walking Tours
May 10, June 7, July 12, August 9, September 13
Iowa Center For Architecture
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Eat. Drink. Architecture. Pub crawl and architectural tour
April 20, 2019
Iowa Taproom, 215 E. 3rd St., Des Moines
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