Kuala Lumpur, N/A / Malaysia
The 380-meter tall Platinum Tower's bold elliptical shape soars high into Kuala Lumpur's skyline, capturing the imagination and harnessing natural resources for the pleasure and comfort of all who work and visit. The building's curvilinear form contrasts with surrounding towers and provides multiple dividends—enhancing views, mitigating wind loads on the structural frame, capturing solar energy through photovoltaic technologies, and harvesting light for the comfort of occupants. The tower's shape captures Kuala Lumpur's prevailing breezes to create natural dynamic evaporative cooling at the building's pedestrian-oriented base. The building's "smart skin" also provides enhanced sustainability while doubling as a distinctive architectural feature for the tower.
Architect of record
Skidmore, Owings & Merrill LLP
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