List of tallest buildings in Kuala Lumpur

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Cityscape of Kuala Lumpur in 2014

This list of tallest buildings in Kuala Lumpur ranks skyscrapers in the city of Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia by height. According to the World Tallest 50 Urban Agglomeration 2010 Projection by the Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat, Kuala Lumpur was ranked 10th among cities to have most buildings above 100 metres with a combined height of 34,035 metres from its 244 high rise buildings[1]. The Petronas Twin Towers located in the city centre were the tallest buildings in the world from 1998 to 2004 and remain the tallest twin towers in the world. They were the tallest buildings in Malaysia from 1998 to 2017 standing at a height of 452 meters (1,483 ft), until The Exchange 106 took its place with its current height of 470 meters (1,542 ft) in the new upcoming central business district.

Other prominent structures on the skyline are the Ilham Tower and the Kuala Lumpur Tower.

Tallest buildings[edit]

This lists ranks Kuala Lumpur's skyscrapers that stand at least 656.2 feet (200 meter) tall, based on standard height measurement. This includes spires and architectural details but does not include antenna masts. Existing structures are included for ranking purposes based on present height. This list includes under construction buildings that have already been topped out.

Rank Building Image Height (m / ft) Floors Built Coordinates Notes
1 Petronas Tower 1 Petronas Towers by Day-Edit(ws).jpg 452 / 1,483 88 1998 3°09′28″N 101°42′42.9″E / 3.15778°N 101.711917°E / 3.15778; 101.711917 Former tallest buildings in Kuala Lumpur (1998-2017) and formerly the world's tallest buildings (1998-2004)

Tallest twin buildings in the world

Petronas Tower 2 452 / 1,483 88 1998
2 Four Seasons Place FourSeasonsKL January2018 (cropped).jpg 343 / 1,125 65 2017 3°09′29.2″N 101°42′49.7″E / 3.158111°N 101.713806°E / 3.158111; 101.713806 T/O
4 Menara Telekom Menara telekom.jpg 310 / 1,017 55 2001 3°06′57.9″N 101°39′56.7″E / 3.116083°N 101.665750°E / 3.116083; 101.665750 -
5 Ilham Baru Tower 274 / 899 60 2015 3°09′31.7″N 101°43′07.6″E / 3.158806°N 101.718778°E / 3.158806; 101.718778 -
6 Menara Carigali (Petronas Tower 3) KL - Menara Carigali, KLCC.JPG 267 / 876 60 2012 3°09′23.6″N 101°42′41″E / 3.156556°N 101.71139°E / 3.156556; 101.71139 -
7 Menara Maybank Maybank Tower Kuala Lumpur.jpg 244 / 801 50 1988 3°08′50.3″N 101°41′58.3″E / 3.147306°N 101.699528°E / 3.147306; 101.699528 Tallest building in Kuala Lumpur built in the 1980s, and also the titleholder from 1988 to 1998.
8 The Vogue Suites One 243 / 797 63 2017 3°09′26.0″N 101°42′18.6″E / 3.157222°N 101.705167°E / 3.157222; 101.705167 T/O
9 Grand Hyatt Kuala Lumpur Kuala Lumpur Malaysia Grand-Hyatt-Tower-01.jpg 243 / 797 37 2012 3°09′13.0″N 101°42′44.5″E / 3.153611°N 101.712361°E / 3.153611; 101.712361 -
10 Banyan Tree Signature 240 / 797 55 2016 3°09′01.8″N 101°42′49.5″E / 3.150500°N 101.713750°E / 3.150500; 101.713750 -
11 Vista Tower KL-EmpireTower.JPG 238 / 781 62 1994 3°09′43.3″N 101°43′11.9″E / 3.162028°N 101.719972°E / 3.162028; 101.719972 Formerly known as Empire Tower.
12 Vortex Tower Vortex Suites KLCC, Kuala Lumpur.jpg 235 / 771 58 2016 3°09′16.6″N 101°42′26.3″E / 3.154611°N 101.707306°E / 3.154611; 101.707306 -
13 Tropicana The Residence & W Hotel 232 / 761 55 2017 3°09′30.5″N 101°42′33.9″E / 3.158472°N 101.709417°E / 3.158472; 101.709417 T/O
14 Elite Pavilion Tower 230 / 755 50 2017 3°08′53.3″N 101°42′45.5″E / 3.148139°N 101.712639°E / 3.148139; 101.712639 T/O
15 Felda Tower 216 / 709 50 2012 3°09′19.6″N 101°43′07.5″E / 3.155444°N 101.718750°E / 3.155444; 101.718750 -
16 Naza Tower 216 / 709 50 2015 3°09′16.6″N 101°43′07.0″E / 3.154611°N 101.718611°E / 3.154611; 101.718611 -
17 Menara Maxis Maxis Tower, Kuala Lumpur.jpg 212 / 696 49 1998 3°09′29.3″N 101°42′46.8″E / 3.158139°N 101.713000°E / 3.158139; 101.713000 -
18 Sentral Residences A 210 / 689 58 2017 3°08′12.9″N 101°41′23.7″E / 3.136917°N 101.689917°E / 3.136917; 101.689917 T/O
19 Sentral Residences B 210 / 689 58 2017 T/O
20 AmBank Tower Kuala Lumpur Malaysia Menara-AmBank-01.jpg 210 / 689 50 1998 3°09′40.6″N 101°42′39.5″E / 3.161278°N 101.710972°E / 3.161278; 101.710972 -
21 JKG Tower 170607 KL city centre from PWTC.jpg 210 / 689 32 2016 3°09′40.8″N 101°41′45.3″E / 3.161333°N 101.695917°E / 3.161333; 101.695917
22 The St. Regis Kuala Lumpur Kuala Lumpur Malaysia St. Regis Hotel during construction.jpg 205 / 673 48 2016 3°08′12.9″N 101°41′19.1″E / 3.136917°N 101.688639°E / 3.136917; 101.688639 -
23 Q Sentral Tower A KL Sentral seen from Aloft top floor 2.jpg 205 / 673 48 2014 3°08′11.6″N 101°41′14.7″E / 3.136556°N 101.687417°E / 3.136556; 101.687417 -
24 Q Sentral Tower B 205 / 673 48 2014 -
25 The Troika Tower 3 KL - The Troika2.JPG 204 / 669 50 2010 3°09′29.4″N 101°43′04.3″E / 3.158167°N 101.717861°E / 3.158167; 101.717861 -
26 Berjaya Times Square Tower A Kuala-Lumpur Malaysia Berjaya-Times-Square-04.jpg 203 / 666 48 2003 3°08′33.2″N 101°42′39.9″E / 3.142556°N 101.711083°E / 3.142556; 101.711083 -
27 Berjaya times Square Tower B 203 / 666 48 2003 3°08′31.9″N 101°42′34.7″E / 3.142194°N 101.709639°E / 3.142194; 101.709639 -
28 K Residence 202 / 663 52 2008 3°09′34.3″N 101°42′47.6″E / 3.159528°N 101.713222°E / 3.159528; 101.713222 First and tallest luxury condominiums in Malaysia.
29 Platinum Face Suite Tower A 200 / 656 51 2015 3°09′30.9″N 101°42′14.0″E / 3.158583°N 101.703889°E / 3.158583; 101.703889 -
30 Le Nouvel 200 / 656 49 2016 3°09′34.0″N 101°42′44.8″E / 3.159444°N 101.712444°E / 3.159444; 101.712444 -
31 Lot G, KL Sentral 200 / 656 45 2013 3°08′01.3″N 101°41′16.7″E / 3.133694°N 101.687972°E / 3.133694; 101.687972 -

Tallest under construction[edit]

This lists buildings that are under construction in Kuala Lumpur at least 656.2 feet (200 m).

Rank Building Height (m / ft) Floors Notes
1 Merdeka PNB 118 644 / 2,070 118 Will be tallest building in Malaysia and Southeast Asia.
2 The Exchange 106 492 / 1,614 106
3 Fairmont Kuala Lumpur Tower A 380 / 1,247 78 -
4 Oxley Towers A 341 / 1,119 79 -
5 Vertical City Tower A 310 / 1,017 75 -
6 Kempinski Hotel & Residences Tower C 308 / 1,010 72 -
7 Kompleks Dayabumi 291 / 955 60 -
8 Midvalley Tower Of Light 283 / 928 60 -
9 Fairmont Kuala Lumpur Tower B 278 / 912 59 -
10 Kempinski Hotel & Residences Tower B 277 / 911 61 -
11 Star Residences Tower A 265 / 869 58 -
12 Star Residences Tower B 265 / 869 58 -
13 Kempinski Hotel & Residences Tower A 260 / 853 58 -
14 Equatorial Plaza 260 / 853 52 -
15 KLCC Lot 91 (Sapura HQ) 253 / 830 53 -
16 Star Residences Tower C 251 / 823 57 -
17 Isola @ KLCC 250+ / 820+ 60 -
18 The Colony By Infinitum 250 / 820 56 -
19 TA3 240+ / 787+ 60 -
20 TA4 240+ / 787+ 60 -
21 Oxley Towers B 234 / 768 52 -
22 Sky Suites KLCC Tower A 230 / 755 62 -
23 Sky Suites KLCC Tower B 230 / 755 62 -
24 Sky Suites KLCC Tower C 230 / 755 62 -
25 Arte Mont Kiara Tower A 230+ / 755+ 66 -
26 Arte Mont Kiara Tower B 210+ / 689+ 60 -
27 Arte Mont Kiara Tower C 200 / 656 58 -
28 PJ Sentral Garden City 200+ / 656+ 60 -
29 Pavilion Damansara Height 200 m+ 50+ -

Tallest preparation[edit]

This lists buildings that are on preparation site or ground works in Kuala Lumpur at least 656.2 feet (200 m).

Rank Building Height (m) Floors Notes
1 Tradewinds Square Tower A 775 m 150 Future tallest building in Kuala Lumpur
2 BBCC Signature Tower 400 m+ 80 -
3 M101 The Skywheel Tower A 316 m 78 -
4 M101 The Skywheel Tower B 316 m 78 -
5 Tradewinds Square Tower B 308 m 65 -
6 Redevelopment of BB Plaza 260 m+ 60+ Demolish
7 Menara Tradewinds 250 m+ 50 -
8 MAS Annex (PNB 1194) 250 m 50 Demolish
9 The Twy Duplex Tower A 200 m+ 51 -
10 The Twy Duplex Tower B 200 m+ 51 -

Tallest proposed[edit]

This lists buildings that are proposed in Kuala Lumpur at least 656.2 feet (200 m).

Rank Building Height (m) Floors Notes
1 KLCC Eastgate Tower 700 m+ 145 Would be one of the future tallest building in Kuala Lumpur.
2 Bandar Malaysia Iconic Tower 500 m+ 100+ Would be the tallest building in Bandar Malaysia project.
3 Cyberjaya City Centre 450 m+ 90+ -
4 CREC REgional HQ 450 m+ 80+ -
5 Landmark Tower 400 m+ 100 -
6 EkoPark Place 400 m+ 80 -
7 German Embassy Land Redevelopment 300 m+ 79 -
8 KL PWTC Tower 300 m+ 70 -
9 Tan Chong Redevelopment 280 m 60 -
10 OSK Tower 270 m+ 60 Approved
11 Angkasa Raya 268 m 65 Approved
12 Bangsar Junction 260 m+ 60+ -
13 PHB Conlay Redevelopment 260 m+ 59 -
14 Festival Lake City 250 m+ 70+ -
15 Lot D1 250 m+ 60+ -
16 Empire City 2 250 m+ 60+ -
17 Lai Meng School Redevelopment Tower A 250 m+ 60 -
18 Lai Meng School Redevelopment Tower B 250 m+ 60 -
19 Concorde Hotel & Residences 250 m+ 55 -
20 Olympia Tower 230 m+ 50 -
21 RHB Carpocrate HQ 220 m 50 -
22 TNB Tower 210 m 34 -
23 Capsquare Serviced Apartment 204 m 52 -
24 TRION Kuala Lumpur Tower A 200 m+ 66 -
25 TRION Kuala Lumpur Tower B 200 m+ 66 -
26 Ritz Carlton Redevelopment 200 m+ 59 -
27 DBKL2 Tower 200 m+ 57 -
28 Platinum Park Residences Tower A 200 m+ 53 -
29 Platinum Park Residences Tower B 200 m+ 53 -
30 Platinum Park Residences Tower C 200 m+ 53 -
31 Platinum Park Residences Tower D 200 m+ 53 -

Timeline of tallest buildings[edit]

Name District Years as Tallest Height
ft / m

Floors Reference
Crowne Plaza Mutiara KL 1973 - 1983 404 ft / 123 m 36 fl. [2]
Menara KH 1983 - 1984 499 ft / 152 m 36 fl. [3]
Kompleks Dayabumi Kawasan Perancangan Pusat 1984 - 1985 515 ft / 157 m 35 fl. [4][5]
Menara Dato' Onn Kawasan Perancangan Pusat 1985 - 1988 574 ft / 175 m 40 fl. [6][7]
Menara Maybank Kawasan Perancangan Pusat 1988 - 1998 799 ft / 244 m 55 fl. ....
Petronas Twin Towers KLCC 1998 - 2019 1,483 ft / 452 m 88 fl. ....
The Exchange 106 Tun Razak Exchange 2019 - 2024 1,614 ft / 492 m 106 fl. [8][9]
Merdeka PNB 118 Old downtown 2024 - future 2,113 ft / 644 m 118 fl. ....

See also[edit]

References[edit]

General
Specific
  1. ^ ctbuh. "The World's 50 Tallest Urban Agglomerations". www.ctbuh.org. Retrieved 2017-12-26.
  2. ^ "Crowne Plaza Mutiara KL". skyscrapercenter.com. Retrieved 2018-09-11.
  3. ^ "Menara KH". skyscrapercenter.com. Retrieved 2018-09-11.
  4. ^ "Kompleks Dayabumi". SkyscraperPage.com. Retrieved 2009-04-19.
  5. ^ "Kompleks Dayabumi". Emporis.com. Retrieved 2009-04-19.
  6. ^ "Menara Dato'Onn". SkyscraperPage.com. Retrieved 2009-04-19.
  7. ^ "Menara Dato'Onn". Emporis.com. Retrieved 2009-04-19.
  8. ^ "The EXCHANGE 106". Mulia Group Malaysia. Retrieved 2017-11-25.
  9. ^ "TRX tower likely in world's Top 20 tallest - The Rakyat Post". The Rakyat Post. 2016-04-30. Retrieved 2017-11-25.

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