Kuala Lumpur

Facts

Population

Source: Jabatan Perangkaan Malaysia

1,627,172 (2010)

Area

243 km²

94 mi²

Tallest Building

First 150m+ Building

Rankings

by no. of 150m+ completed buildings

#

15

Tallest in

the World
#

12

Tallest in

Asia
#

1

Tallest in

Malaysia

Buildings

Rank
Name
Status

Completed

Architecturally Topped Out

Structurally Topped Out

Under Construction

On Hold

Never Completed

Proposed

Vision

Demolished

Competition Entry

Canceled

Proposed Renovation

Under Renovation

Renovated

Under Demolition

Height

1

Merdeka PNB118

644 m / 2,113 ft

2

Petronas Twin Tower 1

451.9 m / 1,483 ft

3

Petronas Twin Tower 2

451.9 m / 1,483 ft

4

The Exchange 106

445.5 m / 1,462 ft

5

Four Seasons Place

342.5 m / 1,124 ft

6

Oxley Tower 1

338.6 m / 1,111 ft

7

IBN Bukit Bintang

330 m / 1,083 ft

8

M101 Skywheel

316.6 m / 1,039 ft

9

Menara TM

310 m / 1,017 ft

10

Kempinski Hotel & Residences

308 m / 1,010 ft

CTBUH People & Events

Skybridges Research Team Visits Major Projects in China, Malaysia

31 July 2019

2019 Global Walking Tour: 50 Forward | 50 Back

27 Jun-09 August 2019

Videos

31 October 2017

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Interview: Karl Fender

Karl Fender of Fender Katsalidis Architects is interviewed by Chris Bentley during the 2017 CTBUH Australia Conference.

Research

12 December 2018

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Year in Review: Tall Trends of 2018

The astronomical growth in tall building construction observed over the past decade continued in 2018, though the total number of completed buildings of 200 meters’...

Global News

11 November 2019

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Phase One of Kuala Lumpur Integrated District is Initiated

UEM Sunrise Bhd plans to launch the first phase of Kiara Bay, comprising 870 apartments adjacent to Kepong Metropolitan Park. During the unveiling of the...