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Petronas Tower 1

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Identification

Petronas Tower 1
Menara Petronas I
106014

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Structure in General

skyscraper
existing [completed]
steel
concrete
mat foundation
aluminum
stainless steel
curtain wall
gray
postmodernism
tapered roof with spire

Usages

commercial office

Facts

  • From 1996 to 2003 this tower shared the world's tallest building title with Petronas Tower 2.
  • The architectural and engineering team was chosen on the basis of its experience with the Miglin-Beitler Skyneedle, a world's-tallest proposal from Chicago with a narrow concrete structure that was very similar to the Petronas design.
  • The security system includes a card access and alarm monitoring system, closed circuit television, a voice intercom, and a photo ID system.
  • The two towers have a total of 76 lifts, including 29 double-decker high speed passenger lifts in each tower. Each double-decker elevator can carry 26 persons.
  • The total construction costs for the two Petronas Twin Towers amount to $1,600,000,000.

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Location

Jalan Ampang
Jalan Ampang
50088
Petronas Towers
Kuala Lumpur
Kuala Lumpur
Malaysia

Technical Data

1,482.62 ft
1,482.62 ft
1,241.80 ft
1,241.80 ft
1,230.31 ft
557.75 ft
13.12 ft
8.67 ft
88
5
1992
1998
39
10
5,400

Involved Companies

MANNTECH Building Maintenance Systems
Alimak Hek Group AB

Adamson Associates

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Features & Amenities

  • One of the city's famous buildings
  • Floodlighting at night
  • Skybridge link to next building
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