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
Hit the road!
Explore Iowa’s best farmer’s markets, wineries, shops, & local restaurants on our interactive map.View the map
2022 Eat. Drink. Architecture.
Saturday, April 23. 12, 12:30, 1 and 1:30 PM
Ken's Not So Secret SpeakeasyMore info and tickets
2022 Community Enhancement Through Architecture & Design Awards Now Open for Nominations!
Deadline for Entries: July 29, 2022
2022 Architecture on the Move!
5 - 7:30 PM Fridays July 8, August 12, September 9, October 14
Iowa Center for Architecture at Capital SquareRead 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