Lama aku bercuti, 5 hari. Pergi Melaka dan Johor melawat saudara dan rakan yang sakit. Selama tu jugaklah aku tak sempat nak belek-belek blog orang. Hehehe. Hari ni baca blog Kakcik Seroja. Dapat tahu beliau baru pulang dari Vietnam. Dalam banyak-banyak gambar dalam posting tu, tertarik dengan sebuah gambar.
Tertarik dengan gambar bangunan tu, terus Google maklumat pasal bangunan tu. Dan ini hasilnya.
Menara Bitexco Financial, Ho Chi Minh Vietnam
"Bitexco Financial Tower is a skyscraper in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam, owned by Bitexco Group, a Vietnamese company. With 68 floors above ground and three basements, the building has a height of 262.5 metres (861 ft), making it the 124th tallest building in the world. The tower was made by the French company AREP and architects J.M. Duthilleul, E. Tricaud and Carlos Zapata. World renowned Venezuelan architect Carlos Zapata, who was behind Bitexco Financial Tower, drew inspiration for this skyscraper’s unique shape from Vietnam’s national flower, the Lotus. The tower was the tallest building in Vietnam from 2010 to early 2011 when Keangnam Hanoi Landmark Tower topped out on 24 January 2011.
The tower was officially inaugurated on October 31, 2010."
Tiba-tiba teringat kat Malaysia.
Menara Telekom, Bangsar Kuala Lumpur
"The Telekom Tower (Malay: Menara Telekom) is a skyscraper in Malaysia. It is 310 m (1,017 ft) tall, has 55 floors, and is shaped to represent a sprouting "bamboo shoot". It is located along the Federal Highway, Sprint Expressway and Jalan Pantai Baharu and is served by the Rapid KL Kerinchi, LRT station. It was designed by Hijjas Kasturi Associates and was constructed between 1998 and 2001 by Deawoo Construction. The building was officially opened on 11 February 2003 by fourth Malaysian Prime Minister, Tun Dr Mahathir Mohammad.
The complex also includes a theatre able to seat a 2,500 audience, a large prayer hall (surau) and a sports facility. A unique feature of the tower is its 22 open skygardens alternating every three floors. The office floors are separated into north and south wings served by express double-deck elevators.
Near the building is Kerinchi Pylon, the tallest electricity pylon in Southeast Asia."
Hehehe kebetulan hampir sama reka bentuk walaupun arkitek berlainan. Insyaallah tahun ni nak selfie jugak macam Kakcik Seroja kat sana. Eh?