Renzo Piano's California Academy of Sciences building, reviewed.

What we build.
Nov. 12 2008 6:56 AM

Renzo Piano's California Adventure

Part II: San Francisco.

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Click here to read a slide-show essay on Renzo Piano's California Academy of Sciences building. Click here to read Part I, in which Witold Rybczynski reviewed Piano's recent addition to the Los Angeles County Museum of Art.

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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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