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BUILDING, estates. An edifice erected by art, and fixed upon or over the soil, composed of stone, brick, marble, wood, or other proper substance, 'Connected together, and designed for use in the position in which it is so fixed. Every building is an accessory to the soil, and is, therefore, real estate: it belongs to the owner of the soil. Cruise, tit. 1, S. 46. Vide 1 Chit. Pr. 148, 171; Salk. 459; Hob. 131; 1 Mete. 258; Broom's Max. 172.

A Law Dictionary, Adapted to the Constitution and Laws of the United States. By John Bouvier. Published 1856.
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The spectral acceleration ratio has positive correlation with the structural height, which agrees well with the acceleration response.
These factors combine to limit the effective structural height of dry-laid stone walls without being engineered by a design professional.
Both towers are to have an equal total structural height of 265m (869ft) and resemble New York City's Chrysler Building.

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