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

Architecture on the Move
May 10, June 14, July 12, Aug. 9, Sept. 13 & Oct. 4, 5:30-7:00PM
400 Locust St. (Capital Square Atrium)
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Architectural Photography Class
June 22, 8:00-11:00AM
400 Locust St., Suite 100
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Adventures in Architecture Day Camp
June 24-28, 9:00-4:00PM
Carnegie Hall, Drake University
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