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Merdeka PNB 118, Malaysia

Merdeka PNB 118, Malaysia
Since the opening of Burj Khalifa, many countries proposed to build tall skyscrapers and one such tower was Jeddah Tower from Saudi Arabia. The construction also started with full force with foundation, and core structure is seen to be developing fast but from 2018 the work slows down and the construction came to a standstill. 

Merdeka PNB 118, Malaysia
Such towers became a headache to the investors and government due to the heavy workforce and huge funding required. Thus many countries proposed skyscrapers that are viable to build and good for their interest. One such example is China's Shanghai Tower which is now the second tallest building but the occupancy is very less but then too they have a project such as Suzhou Zhongnan Center, the proposed the year 2021, and Wuhan Greenland Centre, completed in 2018.

Merdeka PNB 118, Malaysia
The Merdeka PNB 118 Tower, Malaysia, once completed will be the fifth tallest building in the world and the third tallest in Asia with a total height of630 meters (118 floors). The proposed date of completion of construction was in the year 2020 but postponed to 2022. The cost of the construction is RM 3.5 Billion, where 82 floors will be for office space, 18 floors for hotels and sky lobby each, 7 storey for shopping malls covering 900000 square feet. The building site is well connected and will be connected by Monorail Service which will connect to the rest of the LRT network.

Merdeka PNB 118, Malaysia
Such a tall structure also brings environmental problems but this structure is Triple Gren Building Platinum Accreditation by the local bodies of Malaysia including Green Building Index (GBI). The building is designed by the same architecture firm Fender Katsalidis Architects. Also, the technical association is provided by Halfen Moment Malaysia.


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