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

Snapshot Iowa Photography Contest
Grades 7-12 are eligible to win a cash prize for original photographs of Iowa architecture. Deadline: February 12
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Architecture by Children Drawing Contest
Grades K-6 are eligible to win a cash prize for original drawings of Iowa architecture. Deadline: February 12
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Eat. Drink. Architecture
April, 2016
A progressive food and drink crawl with architectural tours of downtown Des Moines.
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