United States Capitol Visitor Center

The Visitor Center for the Capitol Building is actually constructed below ground so Novum installed six skylights in its roof. The skylight "sandwich" consists of a laminated outer light (ground level of the Capitol), 4' deep tension trusses, a lightweight cable catch net and a laminated inside light.

Location: Washington, DC, USA

Size: 6,050 sq ft / 560 sq m

Systems Used: TR, PSG

Architect: RTKL Associates Inc.