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To appear more slender, allow less wind exposure, and transmit more daylight to the ground, many skyscrapers have a design with setbacks, which are sometimes also structurally required.

What is the chief characteristic of the tall office building? It must be every inch a proud and soaring thing, rising in sheer exaltation that from bottom to top it is a unit without a single dissenting line.

Some structural engineers define a highrise as any vertical construction for which wind is a more significant load factor than earthquake or weight.

Some early skyscrapers have a steel frame that enables the construction of load-bearing walls taller than of those made of reinforced concrete.

Modern skyscrapers' walls are not load-bearing, and most skyscrapers are characterized by large surface areas of windows made possible by steel frames and curtain walls.

A Florentine law of 1251 decreed that all urban buildings be immediately reduced to less than 26 m.

The medieval Egyptian city of Fustat housed many high-rise residential buildings, which Al-Muqaddasi in the 10th century described as resembling minarets.

It was not surpassed in height for thousands of years, the 160 m (520 ft) Lincoln Cathedral have exceeded it in 1311–1549, before central spire collapsed.


 
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