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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Upcoming Events

2022 Eat. Drink. Architecture.
Saturday, April 23. 12, 12:30, 1 and 1:30 PM
Ken's Not So Secret Speakeasy
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2022 Community Enhancement Through Architecture & Design Awards Now Open for Nominations!
Deadline for Entries: July 29, 2022
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2022 Architecture on the Move!
5 - 7:30 PM Fridays July 8, August 12, September 9, October 14
Iowa Center for Architecture at Capital Square
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