Dayabumi Complex

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Dayabumi Complex
Kompleks Dayabumi
Dayabumi, Kuala Lumpur (February 2007).jpg
Alternative names Kompleks Dayabumi
Menara Dayabumi
General information
Status Complete
Type Commercial offices
Location Jalan Sultan Hishamuddin
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Coordinates 3°08′42″N 101°41′39″E / 3.1449°N 101.69408°E / 3.1449; 101.69408Coordinates: 3°08′42″N 101°41′39″E / 3.1449°N 101.69408°E / 3.1449; 101.69408
Construction started 14 February 1982
Completed 1984
Opening 5 May 1984
Owner KLCC Property Holdings
(a member of Petronas Group)
Management KLCC Property Holdings
(a member of Petronas Group)
Roof 157 m (515 ft)
Technical details
Floor count 35
Floor area 150,682 m2 (1,621,930 sq ft)
Design and construction
Architect Arkitek MAA and BEP Architects
Developer Urban Development Authority of Malaysia (UDA)

The Dayabumi Complex (Malay: Kompleks Dayabumi) is a major landmark in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. It houses several commercial facilities and is one of the earliest skyscrapers in the city. It is located near the National Mosque, the Old Kuala Lumpur Railway Station and the Federal House at Jalan Sultan Hishamuddin. It was designed in a modern Islamic style. The facade of the tower is adorned with patterns of eight-pointed stars, and Islamic arches at the top and bottom of the tower.


Previously, it was a site of Malayan Railway workshops and depots from the 1900s until 1981. Construction began on 14 February 1982. Central Market, which is near the banks of Klang River avoided demolition during Dayabumi Complex's construction. The building was completed in February 1984. It was owned by Urban Development Authority of Malaysia (UDA). However, in the year 2005, the building was taken over by the KLCC Properties Holdings Berhad (KLCCP), a member of Petronas Group.

Dayabumi Complex was designed by Arkitek MAA and BEP Akitek under the joint venture firm BEP+MAA. The landscaped public realm was designed by Peter Verity (PDRc). The building was built by Kumagai Gumi Malaysia.

Dayabumi Complex structures[edit]


The building is accessible within walking distance north of Pasar Seni LRT Station.

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