Petronas Twin Towers

The tallest twin towers in the WORLD!!

What is it?

The Petronas Twin towers, also known as the Twin towers of Malaysia, were designed by Argentine-born American architect Cesar Pelli.

Do you Want to know what it looks like?

. The towers had begun to be constructed in 1991 and were completed in 1998. The architecture for each of the towers was identical. They each had 88 floors, the height of 451.9metres tall with a pyramid shaped pinnacle on the top (73.6metres). The floor-plate of the Tower is designed based on geometric patterns common in architecture of Islamic heritage.

What materials are used to build a tower like this?

The materials used to construct the towers were stainless steel, steel, vision glass and concrete.

How much did it cost???

To build the Petronas Twin Towers, it cost 1,600,000,000 RM (Ringgit Malaysia) which is approximately $5,000,000!!

Kuala Lumpur City Centre

KLCC (Kuala Lumpur City Centre) is a major shopping centre located right under the towers. There are approximately 5 floors! It is ridiculously crowded everyday as I have experienced it myself.

The editor of encyclopedia Britannica, 2013

Petronas Twin Towers: The tallest Twin Towers on Earth, September 17, 2010

Background information on the Petronas Twin towers, 2001

Petronas twin towers Official Website, May 24, 2013