Petronas Towers
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

Petronas Towers in Kuala Lumpur (Malaysia) - 452 meters twin towers

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

Date of build

1992 - 1998

  • Other building names: Menara Petronas
  • Building type: Skyscraper, Office building
  • Architectural style: Modern
  • Material: Steel, concrete, glass
  • Cost: 1.6-1.8 billion dollars
  • Height: 452 m
    379 m - without a needle
    how many meters have Petronas TowersScale
  • Area: 40 ha - square area
    1000000 m² - all floors combined
  • Architect: Cesar Pelli Cesar Pelli
Petronas Towers description and facts:

With 88 floors 4 floors above ground and 4 floors underground Petronas Towers is the tallest building in the category to the highest element of structural or architectural fins.

In years 1998-2004, the towers were the highest buildings in the world, to this day they are the tallest twin towers in the world.

Both towers have a total of 76 lifts, 29 tier two elevators and 10 escalators are used for transport, besides both towers at heights 41 and 42, i.e. 170 meters high, connected to each other by an external bridge with a length of 58.5 m and weighing 750 tons.

During the construction of towers, up to 7,000 worked. workers at the same time, who used 160,000 m² of concrete, 77 thousand m² of stainless steel, 208 piles 208 m long each covered with a 4.5 m thick reinforced concrete slab.

Buildings have a total of 65 thousand. m² of glass, which gives the number of 32000 windows. In order to wash each tower, you only need about one month for it to be washed.

In the building there are: shops, entertainment rooms, museums, symphony halls, mosque, conference center and car park for 4,500 cars.

The observation deck is located on the 86th floor, which is 360 meters high.

To bring water to every place in the building, it is first pushed to the top, and then drained down to three pumps, placed in succession at 7, 43 and the 81st floor.

Despite the fact that the twin towers were designed by César Pelli, the construction of each was done by two independent companies: Samsung Constructions and Hazama Corporations.

Buildings have some of the deepest foundations in the world, up to 120 meters deep into the earth.

The horizontal cross-section of a single tower resembles an eight-armed star that reflects the Muslim heritage and is an Islamic symbol symbolizing stability, harmony and unity.

The complex was built on a former horse race track.

Official website: http://www.petronastwintowers.com.my

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WTC-Kozio
#21
WTC-Kozio
18 years ago
Jest spoko na waszej stronie. Szkoda, że już nie ma WTC
HIGHLANDER
#20
HIGHLANDER
18 years ago
TO WSPANIAŁE WIEŻOWCE TAK JAK EMPIRE STATE BUILDING KOŃCZĄ SIĘ IGLICAMI ZNAK CHARAKTERYSTYCZNY TO PRZEJŚCIE POMIĘDZY WIEŻAMI SĄ NAJWYŻSZE W AZJI PETRONAS TOWERS THE BEST
JA
#19
JA
18 years ago
JADE DO MALEZJI !!
obcy
#18
obcy
18 years ago
nasa zobaczy nawet komara z kosmosu
obcy
#17
obcy
18 years ago
ta strona jest najlepsza
obcy
#16
obcy
18 years ago
petronas towers to zajebiste budynki
ktos
#15
ktos
18 years ago
strona the best!!!!!!!!
myszka
#14
myszka
18 years ago
a budowle są fajne i oceniam je na 9 a nawet na 10
myszka
#13
myszka
18 years ago
ta stronka jest jak dla mnie super!!!!!!!!!!!!
natalia
#12
natalia
18 years ago
ta stronka jest świetna poprostu spoko
dziura
#11
dziura
18 years ago
spoko ale na tej stronie mało są opisane rozwiązania konstrukcyjne nara
DraCooLa_ns
#10
DraCooLa_ns
18 years ago
Kiedyś WTC śniło mi się po nocach, obecnie Petronas Towers jest dla mnie ,,numbers one". Muszę tam jechać i zmierzyć się z nimi!
blabla
#9
blabla
18 years ago
e takie jak pałac kultury
dawid
#8
dawid
18 years ago
wiwiwi ale to duże
yo
#7
yo
18 years ago
Po prostu dobry... Jak nie najlepszy
Kamilus5
#6
Kamilus5
18 years ago
Wiem, że napewno dobrze widać z kosmosu Mur Chiński, co do reszty nie jestem pewien.
anilanka
#5
anilanka
18 years ago
Ciekaw architekturka, ten olbrzym mnie przyciaga, mam nadzieje, ze kiedys bede miala okazje zobaczyc to na zywo, najbardziej chcialabym wraz z moim gluptokiem, ktorego bardzo kocham i jakos nie moze mi wyjsc z glowy, zupelnie jak ta budowla!
ania
#4
ania
18 years ago
chcialabym poznac odpowiedz na pytanie, ktore zadala anka powyzej, czyli ktora budowle widac z kosmosu?
anka
#3
anka
18 years ago
Mam jedno pytanie Ktorą z wymienoinych budowli widac z kosmosu ? a. Petronas Towers b.Mur Chiński c.Piramidy Egipskie
ED
#2
ED
18 years ago
Budowla spoko, opisuje ja na Sztuke... P.S Marta jestes dlamnie kim naprawde wartosciowym
Dariush00
#1
Dariush00
18 years ago
Jak dla mnie jest to jedna z najladniejszych budowli i dalem jej za to 9 pkt.

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