Asian Architecture Info

Petronas Towers

Address
Kuala Lumpur City Centre
Kuala Lumpur, Wilayah Persekutuan
Basic Information
Designed by Cesar Pelli & Associates
Cost $1,600,000,000.00
Type Skyscraper
Floors: 88
Maximum height 1,483 feet/445 meters
More Information
  • At the time of its completion, this was considered by some to be the tallest building in the world. The debate over that status was made moot in 2003 when it was surpassed by Taipei 101.
  • The Petronas Towers have 32,000 windows.
  • 12 September, 2001: The Petronas Towers are evacuated because of a bomb threat a day after the terrorist attacks on the World Trade Center in New York.