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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Calling K-12 Students state-wide: Architectural Drawing & Photo Contests!
Deadline March 30, 2020
Cash Prizes - Sponsored by PellaRead More
Moderne Masterpiece: The Butler House Lecture & Tour
Thursday, March 12 6:30 Appetizers & Cash Bar; 7 PM Lecture; 8-9 PM Guided Tours
2633 Fleur Drive, Des MoinesTickets on Eventbrite
SAVE THE DATE! Everyone is Served: Celebration of the Edna Griffin Building Renovation
2 - 4:30 PM, Saturday, April 4
Edna Griffin Building, 319 Seventh St., Des MoinesRead More
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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