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Petronas Twin Towers

Architect
César Pelli
Design Architect
Pelli Clarke Pelli Architects
Structural Engineer
Thornton Tomasetti
Dates
  • Constructed, 1998
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Petronas Twin Towers, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia - César Pelli
Description
The Petronas Towers, the central element of the Kuala Lumpur City Centre development, are a modern expression of Malaysia’s culture, history, and climate, and symbols of its economic growth and hopes for the future. The twin towers rise from a mixed-​use base of cultural, commercial, and public spaces set in a large park in the center of the city. Until 2004, they were the world’s tallest buildings.

To create a uniquely Malaysian design, Pelli Clarke Pelli Architects drew from Islamic c...
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Location
Kuala Lumpur, 53000
Malaysia

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