Kuala Lumpur

Malaysia

Facts

Population

Source: Jabatan Perangkaan Malaysia

1,627,172 (2010)

Area

243 km²

94 mi²

Density

6696.2 people per km²

17343 people per mi²

# of 150m+ buildings

84 Completed • 28 Under Construction

First 150m+ Building

Tallest Building

Most Common Function*

Office (37%)

Most Common Material*

Concrete (90%)

Rankings

by no. of 150m+ completed buildings

#

15

Tallest City in

the World
#

12

Tallest City in

Asia
#

1

Tallest City in

Malaysia

Buildings

Rank
Name
Status

Completed

Architecturally Topped Out

Structurally Topped Out

Under Construction

On Hold

Proposed

Vision

Never Completed

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

Menara TM

310 m / 1,017 ft

9

Kempinski Hotel & Residences

308 m / 1,010 ft

10

Dayabumi

290.5 m / 953 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

Interview: Karl Fender

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

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Research

12 December 2018

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’...

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Global News

08 June 2021

Merdeka 118 Tower Tops Out in Kuala Lumpur

Permodalan Nasional Bhd’s (PNB) Merdeka 118 tower has safely topped out with the completion of the final roof slab after reaching its peak at level...

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