Menara Telekom


Menara Telekom
Menara Telekom

Menara Telekom.Headquarters of the TM Group
General information
Type Office
Location Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Construction started 1998
Completed 2001
Height
Antenna spire -
Roof 310 m (1,020 ft)
Top floor -
Technical details
Floor count 55
Floor area 1.6 million ft²
Design and construction
Architect Hijjas Kasturi Associates
References
[1]
Menara Telekom and the Kerinchi Pylon viewed from the University of Malaya

Menara Telekom (or Menara TM) is the headquarters of Telekom Malaysia in Kuala Lumpur.

It is 310 m (1,017 ft) tall, has 55 floors, and is shaped to represent a sprouting "bamboo shoot". It is located along the Federal Highway, Sprint Expressway and Jalan Pantai Baru and is served by the Rapid KL Kerinchi LRT station. It was designed by Hijjas Kasturi Associates and was constructed between 1998 and 2001 by PECD Berhad.

The complex also includes a theatre able to seat a 2,500 audience, a large prayer hall (surau) and a sports facility. A unique feature of the tower is its 22 open skygardens alternating every three floors. The office floors are separated into north and south wings served by express double-deck elevators.

Near the building is Kerinchi Pylon, the tallest electricity pylon in Malaysia and Southeast Asia.

Contents

Tenants

Menara Telekom viewed from Kerinchi LRT station

Menara Telekom also houses several well-known tenants, namely DaimlerChrysler, Hapag-Lloyd, Unilever, Henkel Malaysia, Penerbangan Malaysia Berhad, Takaful Nasional and the IT Department of Tenaga Nasional.

See also

  • List of skyscrapers

References

  1. ^ Menara Telekom at SkyscraperPage

External links

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