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Dr. Norman E. Borlaug statue
This statue of Dr. Norman E. Borlaug was given to the National Statuary Hall...

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Photo of Stephen T. Ayers, FAIA, LEED AP, Architect of the Capitol in front of the Capitol Building
On February 24, 2010, President Barack Obama nominated Mr. Ayers to serve as...

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Photo of Dr. Novy giving a tour.
Join USBG Executive Director Dr. Ari Novy on an expedition through the...

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    What's hiding in National Statuary Hall?

    Next time you're in Statuary Hall on the second floor of the U.S. Capitol near the House Chamber, look closely.

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    Constructing the Capitol: The Oven

    Today the AOC provides a climate-controlled environment to the buildings of Capitol Hill, but 212 years ago this wasn't the case.

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    Windows of Capitol Hill

    Architect of the Capitol Stephen T. Ayers reflects on the almost 600,000 sq. ft. of windows – of all different shapes, size and age – cared for by the AOC.

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