Menara Telekom (or Menara
TM) is the headquarters of Telekom
Malaysia in Kuala
It is 310m (1,017ft), has 55 floors, and shaped to represent a
shoot". It is located along
the Federal Highway
and Jalan Pantai
Baru and is served by the Rapid KL Kerinchi LRT station
. It was designed
by Hijjas Kasturi
and was constructed between 1998 and 2001 by PECD
The complex also includes a theatre able to seat a 2,500 audience,
a large prayer hall (surau) and a sports facility. A unique feature
of the tower is its 22 open skygardens alternating every three
floors. The office floors are separated into north and south wings
served by express double-deck
building is Kerinchi
Pylon, the tallest electricity pylon in Malaysia and Southeast Asia.
Menara Telekom from Kerinchi LRT
Menara Telekom at dusk, as seen from
The Gardens at Mid Valley City.
Menara Telekom also houses several well-known tenants which are
located between the 16th and 55th floors, namely DaimlerChrysler,
, Takaful Nasional
the IT Department of Tenaga
The indoor HVAC
system uses the floor base
HVAC, which is not very suitable for office environments.
In the media
TM Malaysia's 50th
anniversary commercial aired in 2007, the helipad of the building was used to shoot the TM
staffs waving their hands in the very last part.