31 January, 2009

Petronas Twin Towers Postcard

The postcard shows the 88-storey (1,482.6 ft) Petronas Twin Towers in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. The towers were the world's tallest buildings before being surpassed by Taipei 101, but the structure is still the tallest twin buildings in the world.

Petronas Twin Towers Postcard

The towers were designed by Argentinian-American architect Cesar Pelli. The towers are inspired by the geometric shape found in Islamic architecture. It is composed of two rotated and super imposed squares with small circular infill around the edges. A 58.4 metre sky bridge at levels 41 and 42 links the Twin Towers.

SOURCES:
Petronas Twin Towers Wikipedia Entry
Petronas Twin Towers

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