KUALA LUMPUR | Menara Telekom | 1,017 FT / 310 M | 55 FLOORS | 2001
The Menara Telekom is a very unique building that sits at the opposite end of Kuala Lumpur from Petronas (with the Menara KL in between). It's located right at a lite rail stop adjacent to a fairly upscale neighborhood.
The tower has two interlocking curved shapes. Large trusses form hanging gardens of sorts on several levels between the two larger portions of the tower. At the 45th floor, a huge helipad tops out the smaller section of the tower, with a large projection that extends the tower another 10 floors and 200' or so.
I was there in September 2006 on a very rainy day, but the reflective facade and just a hint of sun provided some decent light to take pictures...
Even if you are 1 in a million, there are still 7,000 people just like you...
Okay, take down those crappy flags, ew, OTHER than that, what an amazing building! I've seen it in the diagrams, but I dont think I've ever actually seen a real life shot of it! I'll go search for some more pics
The greenery should be more abundant. This building could easily become the first real vegetal skyscraper, with actual gardens in the sky.
The other attempts have either been too timid or failed altogether.
While interesting, I think the shape of the building is too complex looking from the ground level. If you are at an elevation where you can see the building from the mid point, like that last picture, I agree it is beautiful, but most people will not see it at that level.