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