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A Century of Iowa Architecture

From Burlington to Sioux City, great architecture is seemingly everywhere you look. In “A Century of Iowa Architecture,” IPTV’s High Definition cameras have captured the details and drama of some of the finest buildings in the world, located right here in Iowa. Iowa Public Television uses a list of Iowa’s “50 Most Significant Buildings of the 20th Century” created by the Iowa Chapter of the American Institute of Architects (AIA) as an opportunity to discover the history of our state in the faces of our buildings. But more than that, this documentary talks with those who design and appreciate buildings to find out why Iowans have reason to be proud of the outstanding structures we see every day.

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A Century of Iowa Architecture | Full Program

posted on April 7, 2010

A Century of Iowa Architecture | Full Program
Full Program: From Burlington to Sioux City, great architecture is seemingly everywhere you look. This documentary details and drama of some of the finest buildings in the world, located right here in Iowa. 02:06:18 Play Video

I.M. Pei Architecture in Des Moines

posted on April 2, 2010

I.M. Pei is one of three high-profile architects responsible for the Des Moines Art Center. This is the story of how he was selected for that job, and how his design was received at the time. Read More »

I.M. Pei and the Des Moines Art Center Design

posted on March 20, 2010

I.M. Pei and the Des Moines Art Center Design
I.M. Pei is one of three high-profile architects responsible for the Des Moines Art Center. 04:30:00 Play Video

A Century of Iowa Architecture: 50 Most Significant Iowa Buildings of the 20th Century

posted on April 1, 2005

A Century of Iowa Architecture: 50 Most Significant Iowa Buildings of the 20th Century
Explore this complete list of Iowa's 50 most significant buildings. Read More »

A Century of Iowa Architecture: Links

posted on March 31, 2005

A Century of Iowa Architecture: Links
Learn more about Iowa architects, Iowa buildings and Iowa architecture with this list of links. Read More »

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