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

Community Enhancement Through Architecture & Design Awards Virtual Event
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Everyone is Served: Celebrating New Life for the Edna Griffin Building
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Reaching New Heights: The 70's Turn 50
Saturday, October 10. 11 AM & 12:30 PM
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