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

Cocktails & Architecture Walking Tour
6 to 8 PM, September 27, 2017
Hub Spot at Riverwalk, 215 Water Street, Des Moines
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Lost Des Moines, a Community Education Class
October 10, 2017
7 - 8:30 PM
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Architectural Motor Coach Tour: University of Iowa Architecture in Iowa City
Saturday, October 21, 2017
Tour starts in Des Moines approx. 7 AM, Returns to DSM from Iowa City arriving at approx. 7 PM
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