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 on the Move Summer Walking Tours of Downtown Des Moines
July 12, August 9, September 13Read More
Dubuque's Architectural Treasures: An Exclusive Behind the Scenes Tour
Motor Coach from Des MoinesRead More
Adventures in Architecture Summer Day Camp for campers 10 - 13
July 15 - 19
Des Moines Social ClubRead 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