The Petronas Twin Towers are twin skyscrapers in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia which achieved the title of the tallest buildings in the world from 1998 to 2004. To date, they are the tallest twin towers in the world. The buildings are the most iconic landmark of Kuala Lumpur, located near the Kuala Lumpur Tower. The towers were designed by Argentinian architect Cesar Pelli, who chose a distinctive postmodern style to reflect the development of the city in the 21st-century. The Petronas Twin Towers' design is also influenced by Islamic elements and Malaysian values.
In this Learning Experience, students will learn about how symbolism can be utilised in the creation of modern architecture. It is suitable for Secondary 2 students and above.