Location: Jalan Ampang, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Area: 4,252,000 sq. ft.
Built in: 1 August 1999
Built by: KLCC Holdings
Architect: Cesar Pelli
There are 88 stories in Petronas Twin Towers. The Towers were designed by Argentine-American architect César Pelli. The foundation of Petronas Twin Towers is as much as 120 m deep and was built by Bachy Soletanche. Reinforced Concrete is the main material used in the construction of the Towers. Petronas Twin Towers make use of glass facade that was designed to resemble Islamic art motifs. The overall height of the Towers is 483ft. Petronas Towers spread over an area or around 3.7 million sq. ft. The sky-bridge of the Twin Towers is at 41st and 42nd level and is 192ft long. It weighs 750 tons. There are 10 escalators in each building of Petronas Towers. The entry to the Towers is free, but only a limited number of timed tickets are provided on a daily basis. It cost US $1.2 billion to build the Towers.
After the initial design by the architects, structural engineers were called in to determine how...