How to tell architects apart.

What we build.
Sept. 7 2006 7:50 AM

Upstairs, Downstairs

How small details make great architects.

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Witold Rybczynski is Slate's architecture critic His latest book is The Biography of a Building: How Robert Sainsbury and Norman Foster Built a Great Museum. Visit his Web site. Follow him on Twitter.

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