Office of the Architect

The OA provides a global perspective for the agency.

Office of the Chief Administrative Officer

The OCAO provides administrative and business support for the Architect of the Capitol.

Office of the Chief Engineer

The OCE provides consolidated services to AOC jurisdictions for safe and efficient delivery of planning, design, construction and maintenance of infrastructure.

Office of the Chief Financial Officer

The OCFO acquires and distributes resources that sustain the financial needs of the operational jurisdictions and central services of the AOC.

Office of the Chief of Operations

The OCO oversees the operational jurisdictions that help fulfill the Architect of the Capitol's mission.

Office of the Chief Security Officer

The OSCO is responsible for the maintenance, care and operation of the buildings, grounds and security enhancements of the U.S. Capitol Police and more.

Recent News

Noteworthy Updates

History & Discoveries

The Architect of the Capitol Sweeps Up the Past

When Jim Kaufmann, Capitol Grounds and Arboretum Director, happened across an 1891 street-sweeping map while going through cultural landscape reports, he had no idea how simple an old map could make caring for the U.S. Capitol Grounds.
Public Notice

Volume 19 of Tholos Magazine Now Available

The latest edition of the Architect of the Capitol (AOC) employee magazine, Tholos, is now available. Article themes include Cool Tools, Organizational Transformation, Seasonal Highlight, Doing Good, Project Updates, and Spotlight on Safety.