Stewardship of the Capitol Campus
The Architect of the Capitol serves as steward of the U.S. Capitol Building and all related facilities on behalf of the Congress. These include the U.S. Capitol, Capitol Visitor Center, Senate Office Buildings, House Office Buildings, Supreme Court, Library of Congress, U.S. Botanic Garden and Capitol Grounds.
The Capitol Campus encompasses more than 16.5 million square feet of buildings, and 460 acres of grounds. More than 30,000 people work on Capitol Hill and nearly 3 million visitors tour the Capitol yearly. The Architect of the Capitol is responsible for the vigilant stewardship of more than 30 buildings and leased spaces located both on Capitol Hill in Washington, D.C. and in remote facilities.