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

Architecture on the Move Summer Walking Tours of Downtown Des Moines
July 12, August 9, September 13
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Dubuque's Architectural Treasures: An Exclusive Behind the Scenes Tour
November 2-3
Motor Coach from Des Moines
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Adventures in Architecture Summer Day Camp for campers 10 - 13
July 15 - 19
Des Moines Social Club
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