World's Great Architecture - Model Building Kit
Petronas Towers Model Kit - World's Great Architecture Overview
The MC Series Cubic Fun 3D models are the most well developed design's with the World's architucture range. They are made from high quality paper and foam sheets that are used to build unique models such as Petronas Towers! An excellent DIY hobby model kit.
This model comes in flat-packed sheets with insane levels of detail. It's a unique and fulfilling challenge for dedicated model enthusiasts to pop out the pieces and slot the pieces within the tabs to assemble a large scale model of Petronas Towers, one of the World's Great Architectural icons for their display box or collection.
You won't require glue or scissors to complete this kit, all you'll need is a keen eye, a steady hand. If you wish, a pair of tweezers or magnifying glass can be used to assist in removing the pieces from their backing, but the most important thing you'll need is patience. It may take a few days!
An instruction leaflet is included which provides instructions on how to construct the model, as well as interesting facts about the model.
The Petronas Towers, also known as the Petronas Twin Towers, are twin skyscrapers in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. According to the Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat (CTBUH)'s official definition and ranking, they were the tallest buildings in the world from 1998 to 2004 and remain the tallest twin towers in the world. The buildings are a landmark of Kuala Lumpur, along with nearby Kuala Lumpur Tower.
The towers were designed by Argentine architect Cesar Pelli. They chose a distinctive postmodern style to create a 21st-century icon for Kuala Lumpur. Planning on the Petronas Towers started on 1 January 1992 and included rigorous tests and simulations of wind and structural loads on the design. Seven years of construction followed at the former site of the original Selangor Turf Club, beginning on 1 March 1993 with excavation, which involved moving 500 truckloads of earth every night to dig down 30 metres (98 ft) below the surface.
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Petronas Towers Model Kit Details
||82-Piece model build kit
|Retail Box Size:
||30 cm x 23 cm x 4 cm (11.81" x 9.06" x 1.57")
||Paper with EPS Foam Core
||Approximately 120-150 minutes
||51.5 cm x 26 cm x 17.5 cm (20.28" x 10.24" x 6.89")
||495.00 grams (1.09 lb)
||Free with Australia (International Shipping available)