When you think of Kuala Lumpur the first thing that comes to your mind are the Petronas twin towers. The Petronas towers hold the distinction of being the tallest skyscrapers from 1998 to 2004.

KL Petronas towers

 Some trivia:

 

  •  Height

Architectural 451.9 m
Roof . 378.6 m
Top floor 375 m (1,230 ft)

  •  Technical details

Floor count 88 (+5 basement floors)
Floor area 395,000 m2 (4,252,000 sq ft)
Lifts/elevators 78

  •  Design details

The 88-floor towers are constructed largely of reinforced concrete, with a steel and glass facade designed to resemble motifs found in Islamic art, a reflection of Malaysia’s Muslim religion.

A relative height comparison of Petronas towers with other skyscrapers of the world –

Tallest skyscrapers of the world

Categories: Modern

Anoop Hullenahalli

An Electronics Engineer working on wireless embedded systems for a living. Traveling, photographing and sharing my experiences here at ANUBIMB helps me unwind and break the monotony of life.

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