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Menara Tun Mustapha (Sabah Foundation Building)

Listed under Contemporary Architecture in Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia.

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Located 5 kilometres or about 15 minutes away from the Kota Kinabalu City Centre. Formerly known as the Sabah Foundation Building, this circular tower of steel and glass stands 30 storeys high in the Likas Bay area and is instantly recognizable as a Sabah icon. It has a central core with steel brackets supporting each floor.

When completed in 1977, it was one of the three such buildings in the world based on this design concept. Inside are housed an auditorium, two mini-theatres, exhibition foyer, a gymnasium, kindergarten and Research library. On the 18th floor is the revolving restaurant Atmosphere where you can enjoy a different dining experience.

Written by  Donna Dawson.

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