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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Community Enhancement Through Architecture & Design Awards
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Architecture on the Move Summer Walking Tours
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Reaching New Heights: The 70's Turn 50
Saturday, October 10. 11 AM & 12:30 PM
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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