Ilham Tower

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Height: Occupied
255.2 m / 837 ft
Height: To Tip
274 m / 899 ft
Height: Architectural
274 m / 899 ft
Ilham Tower Outline
Floors Above Ground
Floors Below Ground
# of Elevators
Top Elevator Speed
8 m/s
Tower GFA
8,250 m² / 88,802 ft²


Official Name Ilham Tower
Other Names IB Tower, Ilham Baru Tower
Structure Type Building
Status Completed
Country Malaysia
City Kuala Lumpur
Street Address & Map Jalan Binjai
Building Function residential / office
Structural Material concrete
Proposed 2009
Construction Start 2010
Completion 2015
Official Website Ilham Tower
Rankings Click arrows to view the next taller/shorter buildings
Global Ranking #298 Tallest in the World
Regional Ranking #176 Tallest in Asia
National Ranking #7 Tallest in Malaysia
City Ranking #6 Tallest in Kuala Lumpur

Companies Involved

Design SA Architects Sdn Bhd; Foster + Partners
Main Contractor Daewoo E&C
Other Consultant
Façade Meinhardt
Material Supplier
• Cladding Outokumpu
• Elevator KONE
• Formwork Doka GmbH
• Sealants Sika Services AG

CTBUH Initiatives

CTBUH Releases Year in Review: Tall Trends of 2015
Jan 2016 – CTBUH Journal Paper Report


Stainless Steel Claddings for High-Rise Architecture
16 Sep 2014 – Dr. Jörn Teipel, Outokumpu

Research Papers

Year in Review: Tall Trends of 2015
Jan 2016 – CTBUH Journal, 2016 Issue I

Case Study of Structural Cracks in Irregular RC Tall Building During Construction
26 Oct 2015 – Global Interchanges: Resurgence of the Skyscraper City

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