Kuala Lumpur will have another spectacular skyscraper apart from the Petronas Twin Towers that were the tallest buildings in the world between 1998 and 2004. The new tower is called Angkasa Raya and it is designed by Ole Scheeren. It will be 268 meters high and it will also include a four storey high tropical garden that will be positioned in the middle of the skyscraper.
What has the new tower to offer?On the lower levels of the building cafes,car parks,prayer rooms and house shops will await for its visitors while a smaller adjoining block will host the luxury hotel. The next storeys will have 280 apartments while the garden floors settle for a bar an infinity swimming pool and a restaurant.
The Angkasa Raya tower is different than the Petronas Twin Towers because the new design is split into five different elements: open horizontal slabs make the two multi level areas while three elevated tower blocks are designed in such a way that they render the impression of floating into thin air. The dynamic design of the tower will bring something different in the cultural city of Malaysia,Kuala Lumpur.
The skyscraper will have over 65 floors and 165,000 square meters ,hosting a luxury hotel,premium offices and service residences.There are three volumes shaped as a rectangular and these volumes would serve as spaces for the hotel ,residences and offices.