Elephant Building

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Elephant Building
Elephant tower.jpg
Elephant Building in the back is SCB Park Plaza
General information
Status Complete
Location Chatuchak, Bangkok, Thailand
Coordinates 13°49′31″N 100°34′7″E / 13.82528°N 100.56861°E / 13.82528; 100.56861Coordinates: 13°49′31″N 100°34′7″E / 13.82528°N 100.56861°E / 13.82528; 100.56861
Completed 1997
Management Arun Chaiseri Group & Elephant Group
Height
Roof 335 ft (102 m)
Top floor 32
Technical details
Floor count 32 floors
Design and construction
Architect Sumet Jumsai

The Elephant Building or Chang Building (Thai: ตึกช้าง) is a high-rise building at Paholyothin Road and Ratchadaphisek Road in Bangkok, Thailand. It lies in the north Bangkok business district and Chatuchak District. The building is one of the better known buildings in Bangkok as it resembles an elephant. It was a collaboration between Dr Arun Chaisaree (Thai: ดร.อรุณ ชัยเสรี) and architect Ong-ard Satrabhandhu (Thai: องอาจ สาตรพันธุ์; rtgsOng-at Sattraphan) The building has 32 floors and is 102 metres (335 ft) high. It was completed in 1997. The Elephant Building was ranked number four of the "20 World's Iconic Skyscrapers [sic]" by CNNGo in February 2011.[1]

The elephant building consists of seven parts:

  • Tower A (offices)
  • Tower B (offices)
  • Tower C (residential)
  • Top Floor (residential suites)
  • Recreation Ground (swimming pool, gardens)
  • Shopping plaza, bank, post office
  • Garage

Nearby[edit]

Opposite lies Major Cineplex Ratchayothin. Further down the road is Index Living Mall, Tesco Lotus, and Central Plaza Lat Phrao.

Transportation[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Chang (Elephant) Building". BKK Kids. 9 October 2013. Retrieved 9 March 2014. 

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