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The Summerhouse on the Capitol Grounds surrounded by pink azalea flowers.
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The Architect of the Capitol’s challenge is unique – maintaining aging, iconic buildings; adapting state-of-the-art technology; and increasing responsiveness to environmental, security and safety considerations in a rich historical setting.
The Architect of the Capitol's challenge is unique – maintaining aging, iconic...

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Instagrammers in the Olmsted Summerhouse on the Capitol Grounds
Early on this beautiful September morning, a group of Instagrammers came...

Dome Resources for Media

The resources below are available for use by media.

Download the fact sheet.

Dome Completion

 
Scaffold Construction

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This file contains b-roll and timelapse footage of the scaffolding construction in 2014.

Download all of the images (1.2 GB, zip file) or browse and download individual images below.

Please credit: "Architect of the Capitol"

 
Other Dome Images

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Zip file that contains high resolution images, including: Dome damage photos and historic images.

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Please credit: "Architect of the Capitol"

Other Dome Video

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This file contains b-roll of "lock and stitch" work done during the 2012 Dome Skirt Restoration and animation of scaffolding construction for the current Dome Restoration Project.

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Rotunda Protection Work

Graphics

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Zip file that contains high resolution graphics, including: infographics and renderings of scaffolding.

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Background Information