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 Month Lecture Series; Big Architects - Medium City
April 12, 19, & 28, 2016
Des Moines Public Library | Catholic Pastoral Center | Des Moines Art Center
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Eat. Drink. Architecture
April 16, 2016
A progressive food and drink crawl with architectural tours of downtown Des Moines.
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Des Moines & the City Beautiful Movement
May 5, 2016
Learn how Des Moines was inspired by the City Beautifu Movement.
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