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
Hit the road!
Explore Iowa’s best farmer’s markets, wineries, shops, & local restaurants on our interactive map.View the map
Architecture on the Move
May 12th, June 9th, July 14th, Aug. 11th, Sept. 8th, & Oct. 6th, 5:30 - 7:00PM
Capital Square Atrium, 400 Locust St.More info and tickets
Adventures in Architecture Day Camp
July 24th - 28th, 9:00AM - 4:00PM
Drake University, 2507 University Ave., Des MoinesMore info and registration
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