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The Architect's Virtual Capitol
Explore the buildings of Capitol Hill through a historic timeline, videos and...

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Capitol Visitor Center
The Office of Congressional Accessibility Services (OCAS) provides a variety...

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AOC grounds crew plants flowers at U.S. Capitol
The Architect of the Capitol magazine, Foundations & Perspectives,...

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Engraving showing the first dome of the U.S. Capitol, designed by Charles Bulfinch. By William H. Bartlett, circa 1840.
Architect of the Capitol Stephen T. Ayers, FAIA, LEED AP, remembers one of the...

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Apr 08, 2014
On Tuesday April 8, 2014, Stephen T. Ayers, Architect of the Capitol, testified before the United States Senate Committee...
Mar 12, 2014
On Wednesday, March 12, high winds in the Washington, D.C. area caused electrical power surges that impacted power supply...
Feb 26, 2014
House Speaker John Boehner (R-OH), Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-NV), Senate Republican Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY...
May 12, 2009
The Office of the Architect of the Capitol has installed new bicycle racks...
Dec 19, 2008
WASHINGTON – The United States Botanic Garden (USBG) has achieved...
Oct 17, 2008
The annual Construction Management Project Achievement Awards program...
Apr 15, 2008
The Architect of the Capitol’s (AOC) Capitol Visitor Center project was...
Jul 10, 2007
WASHINGTON, JULY 10, 2007 – Today, Acting Architect of the Capitol, Stephen...

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