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Height: Occupied
500 m / 1,640 ft
 
Height: To Tip
630 m / 2,067 ft
Height: Architectural
630 m / 2,067 ft
 
Merdeka PNB118 Outline
Floors Above Ground
118
Floors Below Ground
5
# of Elevators
87
Top Elevator Speed
10 m/s
Tower GFA
292,000 m² / 3,143,062 ft²
# of Hotel Rooms
250

Facts

Official Name Merdeka PNB118
Other Names Heritage of Independence, KL118 Tower, Menara Warisan Merdeka, PNB Headquarters
Structure Type Building
Status Under Construction
Country Malaysia
City Kuala Lumpur
Street Address & Map Jalan Hang Jebat
Building Function hotel / office
Energy Label GBI Certified; LEED Certified
Proposed 2010
Construction Start 2014
Completion 2020

Companies Involved

Developer PNB Merdeka Ventures SDN Berhad
Architect
Design Fender Katsalidis Architects; RSP Architects Sdn Bhd
Structural Engineer
Design Leslie E. Robertson Associates; Robert Bird Group
Engineer of Record Arup
MEP Engineer
Design KTA Tenaga Sdn Bhd
Project Manager Turner International LLC
Main Contractor UEM Sunrise Berhad; Samsung C&T Corporation
Other Consultant
• Civil Arup
Façade Permasteelisa Group
• Landscape Pentago
• Lighting Fisher Marantz Stone
• Sustainability Terrapin Bright Green
• Vertical Transportation Barker Mohandas, LLC
• Wind RWDI
Material Supplier
• Elevator KONE
• Steel ArcelorMittal

CTBUH Initiatives

CTBUH Releases Year in Review: Tall Trends of 2014
Dec 2014 – CTBUH Journal Paper

Global News

Foundation Work for Kuala Lumpur's KL118 to be Completed in 2015
1 Dec 2014 – The developer expects foundation and piling works…

Proposed Tallest Building in Malaysia Begins Construction
18 Mar 2014 – The long-anticipated Warisan Merdeka, which may…

Videos

Other Asia Case Studies Q&A
17 Oct 2016 – Kipsan Beck, PACE; Karl Fender, Fender Katsalidis Architects

CTBUH Video Interview – Karl Fender
16 Oct 2016 – Karl Fender, Fender Katsalidis Architects

Research Papers

Cities to Megacities: Perspectives
Oct 2016 – CTBUH Journal, 2016 Issue IV

KL118 Case Study: Analysis of Different Bore Pile Testing Methods
17 Oct 2016 – Cities to Megacities: Shaping Dense Vertical Urbanism

Merdeka PNB118 Case Study: Adding Value to the Growing City
17 Oct 2016 – Cities to Megacities: Shaping Dense Vertical Urbanism

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Papers Related to Merdeka PNB118

Cities to Megacities: Perspectives
Oct 2016 – CTBUH Journal, 2016 Issue IV; CTBUH 2016 Conference Speakers
The CTBUH 2016 International Conference is being held in the three cities of the Pearl River Delta, the world’s largest “megacity,” projected to have 120 million…
KL118 Case Study: Analysis of Different Bore Pile Testing Methods
17 Oct 2016 – Cities to Megacities: Shaping Dense Vertical Urbanism; Peter Ramstedt, Chien Jou Chen, Matthew Hennessy & David Terenzio, Turner International LLC
In the construction of tall towers a variety of pile testing methodologies are used. Piles can be tested for many purposes including the optimization of pile design,…
Merdeka PNB118 Case Study: Adding Value to the Growing City
17 Oct 2016 – Cities to Megacities: Shaping Dense Vertical Urbanism; Karl Fender, Fender Katsalidis Architects; YM Tengku Dato’ Ab. Aziz Tengku Mahmud, PNB Merdeka Ventures SDN Berhad; Peter Ramstedt & David Terenzio Turner International LLC
Tall buildings embody objectives ranging from pure business to nation building. The KL118 Tower in particular represents these objectives and more as it successfully…
Year in Review: Tall Trends of 2014
Dec 2014 – CTBUH Journal, 2015 Issue I; Daniel Safarik, Antony Wood, Marty Carver & Marshall Gerometta, CTBUH
An All-Time Record 97 Buildings of 200 Meters or Higher Completed in 2014 and 2014 showed further shifts towards Asia, and also surprising developments in building…

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