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

The Prairie School in Iowa
Tuesdays from 7 - 8:30 PM February 9, 16, 23
Virtual Event
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Community Enhancement Through Architecture & Design Awards Virtual Event
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Mid-Century Modern Homes of Iowa
April 26 - May 1, 2021
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