Friday, September 30, 2005

PUTRAJAYA CONVENTION CENTRE


LOCATION

Located on top of Taman Puncak Selatan in Precinct 5.
Covering an area of 51 acres at 60 meters above sea level
Near the Sports & Recreational Precinct of Putrajaya and waterfront developments.
Culmination of the main axis that runs from Perdana Putra building with houses the Prime Minister’s Office, to Dataran Putra, along the main boulevard & major public squares & across the bridge over the lake.

FACTS

  • Takes its shape from the eye of the pending perak with the main halls set in the eye of the pending perak.
  • Shape of PCC is round.
  • To alleviate the plain roundness of the structure, the structure roof is designed like a folded origami.
  • The layout where the various areas / rooms are set in a series of radiating circular uses with the Plenary Hall, Head of States Hall and the Banquet Hall set at the center or eye of this circle.
  • It takes the shape of the wau bulan (moon kite) & the pending perak (silver royal belt buckle), with the main set in the “eye” of the pending perak.

FACILITIES

  • Largest meeting hall: Plenary Hall (4,302sq m & can seat 3,000 people)
  • The Banquet Hall is 4347 sq m & can seat a maximum of 4,500 cocktail styles & 2,000 banquet styles.
  • The Head of States Hall is 518 sq m & can seat 184 theatre style.
  • Car parks – 1,200 bays provided.
  • There are seven (9) levels including a mezzanine floor:
  1. Two (2) basement levels for car parks.
  2. Top floor is the 4th floor & houses all mechanical & electrical rooms.
  3. The 3rd floor is a ring of public galleries; pre function spaces, service areas & a VVIP lounge.
  4. The 2nd floor has pre-function areas, meeting rooms, a delegates’ lounge, a gallery & a viewing deck.
  5. Plenary hall is on the first floor & surrounded by a ring of galleries, both VVIP & VIP lounges, a viewing deck & a conference hall
  6. The Head of States Hall on the ground floor is surrounded by VVIP meeting rooms & lounges.
  7. The lower ground mezzanine floor has meeting rooms, a reception area, staff canteen & administration & maintenance offices.
  8. The lower ground floor – meeting rooms, a restaurant, a cyber cafe, the banquet hall, a kitchen, other, halls, service rooms, a business center and a loading bay.

ACTIVITIES

  • Meetings
  • Conventions
  • Exhibitions
  • Seminars
  • Private functions
  • Other events

ACCESSIBILITY

By bus: ADIPUTRA bus services – bus depot at Precinct 9

By road -

  • From Northbound: through Sg. Besi Expressway, UPM, Lebuhraya Damansara Puchong (LDP) & Cheras-Kajang Expressway
  • From Southbound: through KL-Seremban Highway, Bandar Baru Salak Tinggi & North South Highway.
  • From Eastbound: Kajang Bypass, Jalan Sungai Ramal, KL Seremban Highway & Bangi.
  • From Westbound: North-South Highway & Cyberjaya

By train – KTM Commuter, Star, Putra LRT & KLIA Transit.

By Shaiful