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
Architecture on the Move
Oct. 6th, 5:00 - 6:30 PM
Hotel Fort Des Moines Lobby, 1000 Walnut St.More info and tickets
Iowa State University Campus Architecture Tour
September 16th, 1:30 - 3:00 PM
Memorial Union, 2229 Lincoln Way, Ames, IA 50014More info and tickets
Eat|Drink|Architecture: Drake Edition
1pm, 1:30pm, 2pm, 2:30pm
University Library Cafe, 3506 University Ave.More info and tickets
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