The Menara Telekom is a skyscraper in Malaysia. It is 310 m (1,017 ft) tall, has 55 floors, and is shaped to represent a sprouting "bamboo shoot". It is located along the Federal Highway, Sprint Expressway and Jalan Pantai Baru and is served by the Rapid KL Kerinchi LRT station. It was designed by Hijjas Kasturi Associates and was constructed between 1998 and 2001 by PECD Berhad.
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 elevators.
Near the building is Kerinchi Pylon, the tallest electricity pylon in Southeast Asia.
Official Name Menara Telekom Former / Other Names Bamboo Tower - Telekom Malaysia Headquarters Type building Status Completed Country Malaysia
City Kuala Lumpur Building Function office Structural Material concrete Start of Construction 1998 Completion 2001
#56 tallest in the World
#28 tallest in Asia (excluding the Middle East)