Saturday, February 07, 2009

Kuala Lumpur 3 - More Petronas Towers Pics

Those little white dashes at 5 o'clock and 8:30 around the moon are bats.

Looking up.

This one is this afternoon when it was still light out.

And this is the giant shopping mall inside.


ArchitectA Architect: Cesar Pelli
Location Location: Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia map
Date 1998 timeline
Building Type skyscraper, commercial office tower
Construction System glass, steel, and concrete
Climate tropical
Context urban
Style Modern
Notes Tapering twin towers (connected by a sky bridge) share an Islamic-influenced geometrically polygonal plan. Featured extensively in "Entrapment", a cool action movie starring Sean Connery and Catherine Zeta Jones.


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