Penang Global City Center
LOCATION: Penang, Malaysia
SIZE: 1,000,000 sq. m
The design of the Penang Global City Center (PGCC) was unveiled on September 12, 2007 in Penang, Malaysia in a ceremony conducted by Malaysian Prime Minister Abdullah Ahmad Badawi. Asymptote’s design for the PGCC comprises two iconic, sixty-story towers housing luxury residential units and five-star hotels, the Penang Performing Arts Center (PenPAC), a high-end retail and entertainment complex, an observatory, a world-class convention center and a vast public arena in the form of a plinth that serves as an entrance to the PGCC and connects it to the city beyond.
CLIENT: Abad Naluri Sdn. Bhd.
MEP and STRUCTURAL ENGINEER: Arup
ENVIRONMENTAL DESIGNER: Atelier Ten
CLADDING CONSULTANT: Front, Inc.
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