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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Upcoming Events

Community Enhancement Through Architecture & Design Awards
Deadline was May 1 and will be extended - stay tuned!
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Eat. Drink. Architecture.
POSTPONED UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE
Ken's, a speakeasy downstairs at Iowa Taproom
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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 Moines
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