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9th Floor, IPC Tower
1489 Nguyen Van Linh Street, Dist 7, HCM City

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Petronas Twin Towers

Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.

Petronas twin towers
Kuala Lumpur City Centre (KLCC) consists of 94 story twin towers, that rises into the sky of KualaLumpur at 452 meters above the ground. Their dramatic Islamic-themed design is enhanced by a sky bridge at floors 41 and 42 that connects the towers and creates a visual gateway to a major public park. The KLCC complex also includes a 5,143-car underground garage, a seven-story retail facility and an acoustically isolated 864-seat concert hall that spans over the entryway to the towers and retail areas.

Challenges

  • Provide two hours fire protection with ability to withstand the pressure loadings associated with high speed lifts in 484m high building.
  • Speed of construction required liftshafts to be constructed from one side.

Solution

  • British Gypsum world-leading Gyproc ShaftWall system with two hours fire protection with construction and design support from UK.

Project information

Client

Petronas group

Main contractor

Tower 1: Hazama corporation
Tower 2: Samsung Constructions

Contractors

Mayjaus, Kuala Lumpur

Architect

César Pelli, Toronto

Sectors

GYPROC CUSTOMER SERVICE Tel: 08-3930-7273 ext. 302