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    Sunway Putra Mall

    By tonystefan
    Dec 14, '12 4:59 AM EST

    This mega-structure, built in 1987, was the first major mall in Kuala Lumpur. At that time, and for years after, it was simply called The Mall. The Sunway Putra Mall comprises a central atrium with undulating glass roof, 5 stories of retail above grade, 1 story of retail below grade, and another 2 stories of parking below that. 30 stories of office space wrap around and above the central atrium. There is a brief Wikipedia entry that describes it further (

    The entire exterior walls of the building have a ceramic tile surface. The primary facade, visible in the photo, is over 500 feet in length.

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