Petron Megaplaza

Petron Megaplaza

Infobox Skyscraper
building_name = Petron Megaplaza


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location = 358 Senator Gil Puyat Avenue, Makati City, Philippines
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use = Office
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groundbreaking =
constructed = 1998
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opening = 1998
demolished =
destroyed =
antenna_spire = convert|210|m|ft|1|abbr=on
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top_floor =
floor_count = 45
Basement Floors= 5
elevator_count = 18
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architect = Skidmore, Owings & Merrill, LLP
engineer = Aromin & Sy + Associates, Inc.
contractor =
developer = Megaworld Corporation
owner = Megaworld Corporation
management =
references = Skyscraperpage.com [http://skyscraperpage.com/cities/?buildingID=1080 "Petron Megaplaza"] ] Emporis.com [http://www.emporis.com/en/wm/bu?id=106241 "Petron Megaplaza"] ] Megaworld Corporation website [http://megaworldcorp.com/office.html "Megaworld Corporation - Office"] ] [ Aromin & Sy + Associates [http://arominsy.net/cgi-bin/projects/project_view.asp?photo_album_id=25 Our Projects - Completed] ] GF & Partners Atchitects [http://www.gfparchitects.com/projects.html "Our Projects"] ]

The Petron Megaplaza is an office skyscraper located in Makati City, Philippines. It previously held the title as the tallest building in the Philippines from 1998 to 2000 when the current tallest building, the PBCom Tower, was topped-off. It currently holds the title as the third tallest building in Makati City and in the Philippines as well. It has a total ground to architectural top height of 210 meters, soaring at 45 storeys high. Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat [http://www.ctbuh.org/Portals/0/Tallest/CTBUH_Tallest100.pdf "100 Tallest Buildings in the World (as of October 2008)"] ] The building's anchor tenant, in which the building was named, in the Philippine petroleum giant Petron Corporation. It is also home to several large corporations and offices, including Cemex Philippines [ Pacific Group International [http://www.pacificgroup.com/asia/properties/PetronMegaplaza.html "Petron Megaplaza"] ] and Norway's embassy. [ Philippine Travel Guide [http://www.philippines-travel-guide.com/foreign-embassies.html "Foreign Embassies in the Philippines - A Complete List"] ]

The building was designed by world reknowned firm Skidmore, Owings & Merrill, LLP.

References

External Links

* [http://www.skyscrapercity.com/showthread.php?t=445480 Petron Megaplaza at Skyscraperpage.com]


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