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Kuala Lumpur

Petronas Tower 1 in Kuala Lumpur

88 floors
451.90 m
completed
1998

Object data change

name:
Petronas Tower 1
other name:
Menara Petronas 1
postal code:
50088
structural form:
supertall building
status:
completed
primary use:
commercial office
floors (above ground):
88 floors
floors (underground):
5 floors
architectural style:
postmodern
facade material:
aluminum
stainless steel
facade system:
curtain wall
facade color:
gray
features:
skybridge
floodlights at night
well known locally
frame material:
reinforced concrete
steel
foundation system:
mat foundation
height (tip):
451.90 m (1,482.62 ft)
height (architectural):
451.90 m (1,482.62 ft)
height (building mass):
451.90 m (1,482.62 ft)
height (roof):
378.50 m (1,241.79 ft)
height (main roof):
378.50 m (1,241.79 ft)
height (top floor):
375.00 m (1,230.31 ft)
height (observation floor):
170.00 m (557.75 ft)
height floorplate to floorplate:
4.00 m (13.12 ft)
height finished floor to finished ceiling:
2.64 m (8.67 ft)
gross floor area:
197,500.00 m² (2,125,872.23 ft²)
number of parking spaces:
5400

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Events change

1992: foundation work begins
1998: completion

Weblinks change

ctbuh - http://www.skyscrapercenter.com/kuala-lumpur/petronas-tower-2/150/
skyscraperpage - http://skyscraperpage.com/cities/?buildingID=22
structurae - http://structurae.net/structures/data/index.cfm?id=s0000053

Involved companies change

IBA Consultants (Miami)
facade consultant
PERI-HORY Malaysia Formwork Sdn Bhd (Kuala Lumpur)
formwork manufacturer
Tenaga Ewbank Preece Sdn Bhd
structural engineering
Ove Arup & Partners (London)
civil engineering
Balmori Associates (New York City)
landscape architect
McKinsey & Company
tenant
Enclos Corp. (Eagan)
facade engineering
STS (Chicago)
foundation company
Flack + Kurtz (New York City)
MEP engineering
Wieland Electric GmbH (Bamberg)
electrical connections
Viracon, Inc. (Owatonna)
glass fabricator
Thornton Tomasetti, Inc. (New York City)
structural engineering
Midciti Resources Sdn Bhd (Kuala Lumpur)
owner
Cesar Pelli & Associates Architects (New Haven)
architect
Consortium Petronas Tower II (Kuala Lumpur)
main contractor
Kirkegaard Associates (Chicago)
acoustics consultant
RSP Architects Planners & Engineers Private Limited (Singapore)
associate architect
PERI GmbH Formwork and Scaffolding (Weißenhorn)
formwork manufacturer
Sendai Eversendai Engineering Group (Kuala Lumpur)
shell construction
Otis Elevator Company (Farmington)
elevator manufacturer
MANNTECH Building Maintenance Systems (Munich)
facade maintenance system manufacturer
KLCC Holdings Sdn Bhd (Kuala Lumpur)
developer
KLCC Holdings Sdn Bhd (Kuala Lumpur)
tenant
Pavarini McGovern LLC (New York City)
main contractor
Otis Elevator Company (Farmington)
escalator manufacturer
Pavarini McGovern LLC (New York City)
main contractor
Petronas Tower 1 in Kuala Lumpur
Elevated view from Traders Hotel - Photo: John Bek

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