Stephen T. Ayers

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Stephen Ayers
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Architect of the Capitol
Assumed office
May 12, 2010
Acting: February 2, 2007 – May 12, 2010
President George W. Bush
Barack Obama
Donald Trump
Preceded by Alan Hantman
Personal details
Alma mater University of Maryland, College Park
University of Southern California

Stephen T. Ayers, FAIA, LEED AP, is an American architect who is serving as the 11th Architect of the Capitol.[1] He assumed the office as Acting Architect in February 2007 and was unanimously confirmed as permanent Architect by the United States Senate on May 12, 2010. He is an Air Force veteran and a licensed architect in the State of California. He is the first Architect of the Capitol to be certified as an Accredited Professional in the U.S. Green Building Council's LEED program and is seeking to reduce energy consumption on Capitol Hill.[2] In 2011, he received the Carroll H. Dunn Award of Excellence from the Construction Industry Institute.[3]


  1. ^ George M. White, Architect of Capitol, Dies at 90 By BRUCE WEBER, New York Times, June 23, 2011
  2. ^ Capitol Sustainability Effort Moves to Architect's Office By JOHN MCARDLE of Greenwire, New York Times, August 4, 2011
  3. ^ Construction Industry Institute. Retrieved February 26, 2014.

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Political offices
Preceded by
Alan Hantman
Architect of the Capitol