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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Community Enhancement Through Architecture & Design Awards
Deadline was May 1 and will be extended - stay tuned!Read More
Eat. Drink. Architecture.
POSTPONED UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE
Ken's, a speakeasy downstairs at Iowa TaproomRead More
Everyone is Served: Celebration of the Edna Griffin Building Renovation
POSTPONED UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE 2 - 4:30 PM, April 4
Edna Griffin Building, 319 Seventh St., Des MoinesRead More
Who we are
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