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
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ARCHITECTURE MONTH Mid-Century Modern Home Tour
April 28, 10 and 1
Oskaloosa: Frank Lloyd Wright-designed Lamberson home + more....Read More
DES MOINES AND THE CITY BEAUTIFUL MOVEMENT
Tuesday, March 13th & 20th from 7:00-8:30pm; tour Saturday, March 24th at 9:30am
Iowa Center for ArchitectureRead More
WHAT STYLE IS YOUR HOUSE?
Tuesday, April 10th & 17th from 6:00-7:30pm; tour April 21st from 10:00-11:30am
Iowa Center For ArchitectureRead 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