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