Jimmy McIntyre, Flickr

Petronas Towers

The tallest buildings in Southeast Asia
Laurence Bradford
laurencebradford.com
@S...
Petronas Towers

Records
Tallest buildings in the world from 1998
to 2004 - according to the Council on
Tall Buildings and...
Petronas Towers

International Efforts
•

Design — Argentine-American architect César Pelli

•

Consultants — Canadian Fir...
Petronas Towers

Construction Timeline

Total = Approximately 7 years
Petronas Towers

Size

Wikimedia Commons

Compared to the other tallest buildings.
Petronas Towers

Specs
32,000 windows.

1,765 flights of steps
or 88 stories.

Einalem, Flickr
Petronas Towers

Skybridge
The Skybridge connecting
the two towers is the
highest two story sky
bridge in the world. It si...
Petronas Towers

Cost
Construction of the
Petronas Towers
amounted to
US$1.2 billion.

Hadi Zaher, Flickr
Petronas Towers

Criminal Activity
March
1997

Alain "Spiderman" Robert, a French urban
climber, tried to climb the Petron...
Petronas Towers

Sources
•

Official Petronas Towers Website http://www.petronastwintowers.com.my/

•

http://lifestyle.il...
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The Petronas Towers are the tallest buildings in Southeast Asia. Residing in Malaysia, they represent both modernity and Islam culture in the way they were constructed.

To learn more, visit http://laurencebradford.com/petronas-towers/

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Petronas Towers: Tallest Buildings in Southeast Asia

  1. 1. Jimmy McIntyre, Flickr Petronas Towers The tallest buildings in Southeast Asia Laurence Bradford laurencebradford.com @SEAdevelopment
  2. 2. Petronas Towers Records Tallest buildings in the world from 1998 to 2004 - according to the Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat Remain tallest twin towers in the world
  3. 3. Petronas Towers International Efforts • Design — Argentine-American architect César Pelli • Consultants — Canadian Firm • Structural Engineers — New York
  4. 4. Petronas Towers Construction Timeline Total = Approximately 7 years
  5. 5. Petronas Towers Size Wikimedia Commons Compared to the other tallest buildings.
  6. 6. Petronas Towers Specs 32,000 windows. 1,765 flights of steps or 88 stories. Einalem, Flickr
  7. 7. Petronas Towers Skybridge The Skybridge connecting the two towers is the highest two story sky bridge in the world. It sits at the 41st and 42nd floors. Doun Dounell, Flickr
  8. 8. Petronas Towers Cost Construction of the Petronas Towers amounted to US$1.2 billion. Hadi Zaher, Flickr
  9. 9. Petronas Towers Criminal Activity March 1997 Alain "Spiderman" Robert, a French urban climber, tried to climb the Petronas Towers with his bare hands and feet. He reached the 60th floor, where he was arrested by the police. March 2007 He again attempted the feat, this time on the other building, almost ten years later exactly. This time he also managed to reach only 60th floor and was then arrested by the police. Wikimedia Commons
  10. 10. Petronas Towers Sources • Official Petronas Towers Website http://www.petronastwintowers.com.my/ • http://lifestyle.iloveindia.com/lounge/facts-aboutpetronas-towers-2975.html • Images found on Flickr and Wikimedia Commons (captions on specific images) Laurence Bradford laurencebradford.com @SEAdevelopment

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