ARCHITECTURE PHOTOGRAPHY IN MALAYSIA
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Miri Stadium looks like an early work of Santiago Calatrava
The public library Pustaka Miri is located near the City Fan Park and opened 2002. Books in this research and reference center made of sandstone are in Bahasa, Chinese and English language.
Two lovely seahorses in a pond at Miri's City Fan Park to commemorate 20th May 2005, the day Seri Paduka Baginda Yang Di-Pertuan Agong XII the King of Malaysia elevated the municipality to city status. The seahorse is a symbol of harmony and peacefulness
ARCHITECTS AND CONSTRUCTION DATA
The modern Civic Centre Dewan Suarah Miri was opened 1988 by YAB Pehin Sri Haji Abdul Taib Mahmud, Chief Minister of Sarawak
The Petroleum Museum is situated on Canada Hill at the site of Malaysia's first oil well Between 1910 and 1972 the Grand Old Lady produced 685650 barrels of oil and started the city's rapid development from a quiet fishing village to Sarawak's oil and gas center
Downtown has some blocks of Porthole Buildings made of pre-fabricated concrete slabs, resembling the classic Asian shophouse architecture of the region
The modern all-glass Yu Lan Plaza skyscraper
Wisma Pelita Tunku shopping complex opened in 1986
The Chinese Tua Pek Kong temple was build besides Miri River - probably after a Buddhist monk performed a spirit pacifying ritual, which ended an mysterious epedemic in the booming oil town Miri.