The best (and worst) of Seattle's architecture.

What we build.
May 16 2007 12:56 PM

Seattle's Best (and Worst)

What happens when architecture pays attention to its surroundings (and when it doesn't).

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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.