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
May 12th, June 9th, July 14th, Aug. 11th, Sept. 8th, & Oct. 6th, 5:30 - 7:00PM
Capital Square Atrium, 400 Locust St.
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Adventures in Architecture Day Camp
July 24th - 28th, 9:00AM - 4:00PM
Drake University, 2507 University Ave., Des Moines
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