Elephant Building

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Elephant Building
Elephant tower.jpg
General information
ManagementArun Chaiseri Group & Elephant Group
Design and construction
ArchitectOng-at Sattraphan

The Elephant Building or Chang Building (Thai: ตึกช้าง, Thai pronunciation: [tɯk̚˨˩.t͡ɕʰaːŋ˦˥]) 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


Opposite lies Major Cineplex Ratchayothin. Further down the road is Tesco Lotus, and CentralPlaza Lardprao.



  1. ^ "Chang (Elephant) Building". BKK Kids. 9 October 2013. Archived from the original on 9 March 2014. Retrieved 9 March 2014.

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