Perdana Putra

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Perdana Putra
Bangunan Perdana Putra
Perdana Putra building 2005.jpg
The Perdana Putra in Putrajaya
General information
Status Complete
Type Federal Government Administrative Centre
Architectural style Malay
Islamic
Palladian and Neoclassicism
Town or city Putrajaya
Federal Territory
Country Malaysia
Groundbreaking 1995
Construction started 1997
Completed 1999
Inaugurated 1999
Technical details
Floor count 5
Design and construction
Architect Putrajaya Corporation (PPJ)

The Perdana Putra is a building in Putrajaya, Malaysia which houses the office complex of the Prime Minister of Malaysia. Located on the main hill in Putrajaya, it has become synonymous with the executive branch of the Malaysian federal government.

History[edit]

Front view of Perdana Putra

Construction began in 1997 and was completed in early 1999. The building was first occupied in April 1999 after all sections of the Prime Minister's Department moved from Kuala Lumpur to Putrajaya.

Architecture[edit]

Night View of Perdana Putra

The structural design is influenced by Malay, Islamic and European cultures as such Palladian and Neoclassicism.[1] It was designed by a aQidea Architect (Ahmad Rozi Abd Wahab being the principal architect) with inspiration from the former prime minister, Tun Dr. Mahathir bin Mohamad.[2][3]

Interior of the building[edit]

These are the main rooms and halls in the interior layout of Perdana Putra.

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Putrajaya ~ Colossal Buildings
  2. ^ The architecture of the building-Perdana Putra
  3. ^ Citrin William et. al(2009). In Malaysia at Random. Editions Didier Millet. p. 125. ISBN 978-981-4217-95-8. Google Book Search. Retrieved on 17 July 2012.

External links[edit]

Media related to Perdana Putra at Wikimedia Commons

Coordinates: 2°56′18″N 101°41′32″E / 2.93833°N 101.69222°E / 2.93833; 101.69222