The bronze Statue of Freedom by Thomas Crawford is the crowning feature of the Dome of the United States Capitol.
The bronze Statue of Freedom by Thomas Crawford is the crowning feature of the...



Painted portrait of Dr. William Thornton
The Architect of the Capitol (AOC) is the builder and steward of America’s...


Pickford Theater in the Madison Building.
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The Architect of the Capitol annually publishes a wide variety of publications to increase transparency and accountability.

Fiscal Year 2015 Appropriations

An outline of the agency's mission, vision, core values and strategic goals.

AOC's employee magazine, Foundations & Perspectives, spotlights the staff who work behind the scenes 24 hours a day, 7 days a week to ensure the business of Congress and the Supreme Court is uninterrupted.

AOC's annual report provides the results of the Architect of the Capitol's financial performance each fiscal year. It demonstrates the AOC’s commitment to the accomplishment of its mission and accountability for its financial resources to the Congress, Supreme Court, public and other stakeholders.

The annual energy report that highlights efforts by the AOC to reduce energy, encourage a sustainable Capitol and act as responsible stewards for the buildings and grounds under its care.

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View AOC's "Caring for America's Capitol" Magazine.