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Innovation on Display at the Iowa Center for Architecture

Monday, December 12, 2016  

Des Moines, IA – December 12, 2016– The American Institute of Architects, Iowa Chapter (AIA Iowa) welcomes their newest member display at their office in downtown Des Moines. Throughout the year, AIA Iowa will feature the work of member firms- a new firm each month. The new exhibitor, DLR Group, wrote the following about their display:

DLR Group is proud to offer the opportunity to advocate architecture in the state of Iowa. This display celebrates architecture’s ability to elevate the human experience through design. It showcases three individual viewpoints that offer a unique opportunity to see everyday images in an alternative way. The two exterior viewpoints offer two images that illustrates our firm’s commitment to creating innovative, sustainable spaces that help communities thrive. The interior view of the display showcases the diversity of project types that have the ability to enrich lives, elevate the human spirit, and bring diverse cultures.”


Displays are open to the public at 400 Locust Street, Suite 100 and can be seen while visiting Cowles Commons. The public is also welcome to come in to the office during business hours- Monday-Friday, 8:30 am-5:00 pm.


Since 1857, the American Institute of Architects has represented the professional interests of America's architects. AIA Iowa, headquartered in Des Moines, is a statewide affiliate of the national AIA. AIA Iowa members express their commitment to excellence in design and are proactive in the design of livable communities. Members adhere to a code of ethics and professional conduct that assures the client, the public, and colleagues of an AIA member architect's dedication to the highest standards in professional practice. For more information, go to or call 515.244.7502.

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For interviews or pictures, please contact Jessica Reinert at AIA Iowa, (515) 244-7502, or e-mail her at

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