Richard Rogers' dazzling addition to the Acacia Life Building, reviewed.

What we build.
Sept. 22 2010 7:13 AM

A Renaissance in Washington

Part 1: Richard Rogers' dazzling addition to the capital's venerable Acacia Life Building.

Slide Show: A Dazzling New D.C. Office Building. Click image to launch.

Click here to read a slide show on Richard Rogers' addition to the Acacia Life Building in Washington, D.C.

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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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