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

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William Henry Powell’s painting of the Discovery of the Mississippi by De Soto
William Henry Powell’s dramatic and brilliantly colored canvas was the last of...

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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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Photo of AOC employee Richard Edmonds.
  The Architect of the Capitol magazine, Foundations & Perspectives,...

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Work Photography of a Worker repairing the Hart Roof at sunset.
Construction activities for the repair and replacement of the Hart Senate...

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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 2016 Appropriations

AOC Strategic Vision and Five Year Focus
An outline of the agency's mission, vision, core values and strategic goals.

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 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.