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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American Architectural Styles: 1700 to Present
Oct 22 & Oct 29
A two class event in Des MoinesLearn More/Register
Mason City Bus Tour - Prairie School Architecture
Nov 5th 2016
Des Moines to Mason City, IALearn More/Register
Festival of Trees & Lights
Nov 23 - 27
Des MoinesMore Info
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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