Why were the Petronas Towers built?

Answer The Petronas Towers, in Kuala Lumpur, Indonesia, were the world's tallest buildings from 1996 to 2003 only to be surpassed by Taiwan's Taipei 101 building. The towers were built to serve as the hea... Read More »

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How many people built the Petronas Towers?

It took about 7,000 designers, engineers and planners to complete the design of the Petronas Towers and an additional 7,000 construction workers to actually build them. Aug. 31, 1999, marks the off... Read More »

What is the height of the petronas towers?

The PETRONAS Twin Towers are 88 stories tall and reach a height of 452 meters, or 1482.84 feet. The building is located in Kuala Lumpur in Malaysia, contains 29 elevators, 10 escalators and has 765... Read More »

Where are the Petronas Towers located?

The Petronas Towers are located in the heart of the Golden Triangle District in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. The twin towers are 452 meters high (approximately 1483 feet) and were the tallest buildings ... Read More »

When did construction begin on the Petronas Towers?

Construction began on the Petronas Towers in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, in March 1993, when excavators began digging at the construction site. The construction of the superstructure began in April 199... Read More »