The World Centre

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The World Centre
General information
Status Complete
Type Office
Location 330 Gil Puyat Avenue, Salcedo Village, Makati, Philippines
Coordinates 14°33′42″N 121°01′16″E / 14.56167°N 121.02111°E / 14.56167; 121.02111Coordinates: 14°33′42″N 121°01′16″E / 14.56167°N 121.02111°E / 14.56167; 121.02111
Construction started 1994
Opening November 1996
Owner Megaworld Properties & Holdings, Inc.
Management Megaworld Land Inc.
Antenna spire 152.4 m (500.00 ft)
Technical details
Floor count 30 aboveground, 5 belowground
Lifts/elevators 7 passenger, 1 service
Design and construction
Architect Skidmore, Owings and Merrill; W.V. Coscoluella & Associates
Developer Megaworld Corp.
Structural engineer Ove Arup & Partners

The World Centre is an office skyscraper located in Makati, Philippines. It is owned by Megaworld Corp. It stands at 152.4 metres (500 feet),[1][2][3] and is located on the largest central business district of the country.


The World Centre building was designed and planned by Filipino architectural firm W.V. Coscolluela & Associates, in cooperation with international architectural firm Skidmore, Owings and Merrill. Structural engineering consultancy work was done by Ove Arup and Partners.[6][7] The building's exterior is clad with glossy curtain walls, and has a spire for communications and transmission. The building also has a helicopter deck area at the roof deck.


The World Centre houses the embassy of the People's Republic of China, Malaysia and Norway.

See also[edit]


  1. ^ a b The World Centre, Makati
  2. ^ a b The World Centre, Makati
  3. ^ a b Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat Tallest Buildings in the Philippines (as of June 2009) Archived March 4, 2009, at the Wayback Machine.
  4. ^ HLURB website List of Makati Projects
  5. ^ The Manila Standard World Centre to open next month - October 29, 1996
  6. ^ a b Megaworld International The World Centre
  7. ^ a b Megaworld Properties & Holdings, Inc.
  8. ^ Alvis Realty The World Centre

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