(Answer) Which architect designed the Petronas Towers?

[9-3-2022] Microsoft Rewards Bing Homepage Quiz Question: Which architect designed the Petronas Towers?

The given options are:

  • I.M. Pei
  • Rem Koolhaas
  • César Pelli

Correct Answer:

César Pelli

Info: Pelli was born October 12, 1926, in San Miguel de Tucumán, Argentina. Two of his most notable buildings are the Petronas Towers in Kuala Lumpur and the World Financial Center in New York City. The late Argentine-American architect designed the Petronas Towers in a postmodern style that incorporated motifs of Islamic art, reflecting Malaysia’s dominant religion. His final design was the Salesforce Tower in San Francisco, completed a year before he died in 2019. The American Institute of Architects named him one of the ten most influential living American architects in 1991 and awarded him the AIA Gold Medal in 1995. In 2008, the Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat presented him with The Lynn S. Beedle Lifetime Achievement Award. (Ref)

Today’s “Microsoft Rewards Bing Homepage Quiz” has three questions related to skyscrapers. Each question has only one correct answer and carries one point. The wrong answer does not earn any points. So, select only the right answers.

All three questions from today’s Bing Homepage Quiz are below. You can find their answers by visiting those pages.

  1. The heist movie ‘Entrapment’ was filmed here at one of the most distinctive skyscrapers in the world. Where are we?
  2. Which architect designed the Petronas Towers?
  3. What is the tallest building in the world?

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