Towering over the skyline of Malaysia’s major cities are some of the world’s tallest office buildings. These magnificent structures not only serve as commercial hubs but also offer breathtaking views of their surroundings. In this article, we’ll explore seven of the tallest office buildings in Malaysia and learn more about what makes them so unique.
1. Petronas Twin Towers – Height: 1,483 feet (452 m)
The Petronas Twin Towers is an iconic symbol of Kuala Lumpur, towering over its surroundings at a height of 1,483 feet (452 m). Completed in 1998, these tall office buildings held the title for being the world’s tallest towers until 2004 when Taipei tower was built. The twin towers are made up of two identical steel and glass structures that rise majestically into the sky offering breath-taking views from high above the city below.
Fun Fact: The sky bridge on levels 41 and 42 is one of the most popular tourist attractions in Kuala Lumpur.
2. KL Tower – Height: 1,381 feet (421 m)
Located in close proximity to Petronas Twin Towers stands another iconic structure known as KL Tower or Menara Kuala Lumpur with a height of 1,381 Feet (421M). This tower provides visitors with panoramic views that stretch for miles around making it a must-see attraction for those visiting Malaysia’s capital city.
Fun Fact: KL Tower has an open deck area which can hold up to capacity crowd for many events from Concerts to Wedding receptions
3. Telekom Tower – Height: 974 feet (297m)
The Telekom Tower located in Berjaya Times Square stands out as one of the largest telecommunication centre with vault-like data storage facility across Asia region with a height measuring up to 974 feet (297m). It hosts both headquarters Telekonunikasi companies Dalam Negeri sdn Bhd and Assar Al- Halabi General Trading Company which build it.
Fun Fact: The lift system in the Telekom Tower is one of the fastest in Malaysia, travelling at a speed of 4.5 meters per second!
4. Ilham Tower – Height: 774 feet (236m)
With a height measuring up to 774 feet (236m), Ilham tower is an impressive commercial building located in Kuala Lumpur which was completed in 2015. With a unique design that looks like an illuminated vertical trellis, this tall building has become an iconic landmark among other skyscrapers.
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Fun Fact: The art gallery on level five showcases contemporary Malaysian art, making it popular among locals and tourists alike.
5. Exchange 106 – Height: 682 feet (208m)
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Exchange 106 is now the new tallest office tower located within Tun Razak Exchange (TRX) with a height measuring up to642 Feet or equivalent to two hundred eight meters, where giants such as Mulia Property Development from Indonesia use its space for headquarters. This magnificent structure boasts architectural prowess and innovative sustainability features making it stand out even more within tall buildings across Kuala Lumpur.
Fun Fact: Developer-MPDR make sure that the tower have at least six stars Green Building Index certificate which give positive impact for energy conservation efforts.
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6. Menara Maybank – Height: 614 feet (187 m)
Menara Maybank stands out on the skyline of Kuala Lumpur with its unique ‘reverse-pyramid’ design that sets it apart from other conventional tall office buildings The Menara Maybank serves as a headquarters for Malayan Banking Berhad, known as Maybank by most people with about twenty-seven million customers worldwide beating other competition banks like CIMB Group Holdings Berhad with just over sixteen million customers base
Fun Fact: It cost $100 million US dollars to build Menara MyBank and was completed late last Century.
7. G Tower – Height: 540 feet (164 m)
G Tower is located in the heart of Kuala Lumpur’s Golden Triangle and measures a height of approximately 540ft or seventy-two floors. This unique structure combines an office tower with an urban park that features a variety of dining, entertainment, and shopping options.
Fun Fact: The helipad on the rooftop serves as one of the best places in the city to view KL’s stunning skyline at night!
In summary, these seven tallest office buildings represent some of Malaysia’s most recognizable landmarks that highlight impressive innovation with architecting nuances.Seeing them up close makes us yearn for man-made creations!