Stewards of the iconic buildings and grounds of Capitol Hill since 1793.

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Winston Churchill Bust is made of bronze and was unveiled in a ceremony at the U.S. Capitol on October 30, 2013. The bust is located in the small House Rotunda on the first floor of the U.S. Capitol.
The bronze bust of Sir Winston Churchill (1874-1965) was unveiled in a...

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The Summerhouse on the Capitol Grounds surrounded by pink azalea flowers.
A few ideas to help you in planning a visit to Capitol Hill.

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Stewardship
The Architect of the Capitol is committed to the preservation and stewardship...

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Juan Sandoval and Jose Hernandez using a lewis to remove stones from Olmsted Terrace.
Addressing the stone pandemic across the Capitol campus takes a team of...

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Publications

Yellow flowers in front of the Capitol Building

The Architect of the Capitol annually publishes a wide variety of publications to increase transparency and accountability.

AOC Congressional Testimony
Fiscal Year 2015 Appropriations

Foundations & Perspectives
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.

Performance and Accountability Report
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.

Sustainability, Energy and Water Conservation Management Report
The annual energy report released by the Architect of the Capitol 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.

AOC Strategic Vision and Five Year Focus

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