Malaysia and The Reason Why It Has Multiple Supertall Skyscrapers

Malaysia and The Reason Why It Has Multiple Supertall Skyscrapers
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Malaysia is known for its impressive skyline, filled with towering skyscrapers that dot the landscape of its urban centers. The country has a unique history and geography that have contributed to the development of its skyline, making it a fascinating subject to explore.

One of the primary reasons why Malaysia has so many skyscrapers is due to its rapid economic development in recent years. Malaysia has experienced significant growth and modernization, particularly in the urban areas, and this has resulted in an increased demand for commercial and residential spaces. Skyscrapers have become the most viable solution to meet the growing demand for space in the cities, and as a result, developers have been eager to build taller and taller buildings.

Another significant factor contributing to Malaysia's skyscraper boom is its location. Malaysia is situated in a region prone to earthquakes, and as a result, it is challenging to build low-rise structures that can withstand seismic activity. The solution has been to build taller structures with stronger foundations, which can better withstand earthquakes. The use of modern construction materials and technologies has also made it possible to construct taller buildings with greater stability.

Malaysia is also home to several world-class architects and designers who have been instrumental in creating some of the country's most iconic buildings. These architects have brought innovative ideas and designs to Malaysia, pushing the boundaries of what is possible in terms of skyscraper design. Examples of these architects include Cesar Pelli, who designed the iconic Petronas Twin Towers, and Ken Yeang, who is known for his innovative green skyscraper designs.

Finally, the Malaysian government has played a crucial role in the development of the country's skyscraper landscape. The government has been actively promoting the growth of the construction industry, providing incentives to developers to build taller and more innovative structures. The government has also invested in infrastructure development, such as public transportation systems, which has made it more accessible to travel to and from the skyscrapers, further encouraging their development.

In conclusion, Malaysia's booming economy, unique geography, talented architects, and supportive government have all contributed to the country's impressive skyline filled with towering skyscrapers. The future looks bright for Malaysia's construction industry, and we can expect to see even more awe-inspiring buildings rising to the sky in the years to come.

Akhyari Hananto

I began my career in the banking industry in 1997, and stayed approx 6 years in it. This industry boost his knowledge about the economic condition in Indonesia, both macro and micro, and how to More understand it. My banking career continued in Yogyakarta when I joined in a program funded by the Asian Development Bank (ADB),as the coordinator for a program aimed to help improve the quality of learning and teaching process in private universities in Yogyakarta. When the earthquake stroke Yogyakarta, I chose to join an international NGO working in the area of ?disaster response and management, which allows me to help rebuild the city, as well as other disaster-stricken area in Indonesia. I went on to become the coordinator for emergency response in the Asia Pacific region. Then I was assigned for 1 year in Cambodia, as a country coordinator mostly to deliver developmental programs (water and sanitation, education, livelihood). In 2009, he continued his career as a protocol and HR officer at the U.S. Consulate General in Surabaya, and two years later I joined the Political and Economic Section until now, where i have to deal with extensive range of people and government officials, as well as private and government institution troughout eastern Indonesia. I am the founder and Editor-in-Chief in Good News From Indonesia (GNFI), a growing and influential social media movement, and was selected as one of The Most Influential Netizen 2011 by The Marketeers magazine. I also wrote a book on "Fundamentals of Disaster Management in 2007"?, "Good News From Indonesia : Beragam Prestasi Anak Bangsa di dunia"? which was luanched in August 2013, and "Indonesia Bersyukur"? which is launched in Sept 2013. In 2014, 3 books were released in which i was one of the writer; "Indonesia Pelangi Dunia"?, "Indonesia The Untold Stories"? and "Growing! Meretas Jalan Kejayaan" I give lectures to students in lectures nationwide, sharing on full range of issues, from economy, to diplomacy Less
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