The Petronas Towers were the tallest buildings in the world for six years, until Taipei 101 was completed in 2004. The height of the towers is measured to the top of their structural components such as spires, but do not include antennas. Spires are considered actual integral parts of the architectural design of buildings. The Petronas  Towers still remain the tallest twin buildings in the world.

The Petronas Twin Towers in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia is among the top 10 tallest buildings in the world. At meters ft), The Petronas Twin Towers was considered the tallest building from 1998 to 2004 when measured from the base to the antenna/spire.