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Dayabumi Complex, Kuala Lumpur
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The Dayabumi Complex is a major landmark in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. It houses several commercial facilities and is one of the earliest skyscrapers in the city. It is located near the National Mosque, the Old Kuala Lumpur Railway Station and the Federal House at Jalan Sultan Hishamuddin. It was designed in a modern Islamic style. The facade of the tower is adorned with patterns of eight-pointed stars, and Islamic arches at the top and bottom of the tower.HistoryPreviously, it was a site of Malayan Railway workshops and depots from the 1900s until 1981. Construction began on 14 February 1982. Central Market, which is near the banks of Klang River avoided demolition during Dayabumi Complex's construction. The building was completed in February 1984. It was owned by Urban Development Authority of Malaysia (UDA). However, in the year 2005, the building was taken over by the KLCC Properties Holdings Berhad (KLCCP), a member of Petronas Group.Dayabumi Complex was designed by Arkitek MAA and BEP Akitek under the joint venture firm BEP+MAA. The landscaped public realm was designed by Peter Verity (PDRc). The building was built by Kumagai Gumi Malaysia.Dayabumi Complex structuresDayabumi Tower General Post OfficeCity Point shopping complexKTM Komuter stations
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  • They say that the PETRONAS towers are made in the Muslim style, but this building is much more passes this way! And its arches, and a form and "lace"!
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  • saya ke sini saat perayaan kemerdekaan Malaysia. gedung ini dihiasi bendera kemerdekaan yang sangat banyak sehingga semakin membuat indah untuk dilihat. kebersihannya cukup terjaga dengan baik. 
  • Not the usual glass tower which you walk past without noticing. This building is a fine example of modern Islamic architecture in the geometric pattern with small Malaysian flags as an endorsement to ...  more »