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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Upcoming Events

American Architectural Styles: 1700 to Present
Oct 22 & Oct 29
A two class event in Des Moines
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Mason City Bus Tour - Prairie School Architecture
Nov 5th 2016
Des Moines to Mason City, IA
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Festival of Trees & Lights
Nov 23 - 27
Des Moines
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