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Category Archive: HOUSING IN SINGAPORE

As passion for architecture and love for Singapore, I made own research about housing since 2009. I published as Singapore HDB History, Photos, Statistics and Floor Plans in Dec 2009, added BTO & DBSS list in Mar 2011, and 10+ more pages in 2012.

Dec 24

HDB history and floor plan evolution 1930s – 2010s

This page shows floor plans of 100 most common HDB flat types and most representative layouts. Many other layouts exists, unique layouts with slanted rooms, as well as variations of the standard layouts, these usually have larger sizes. Looking for certain town or flat type? Use Ctrl+F to search within this page. Most searched floor plans: 1960s 3STD 3I …

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Dec 23

HDB price trends

HDB resale flat prices have been stabilized in 2015, dropping first 3 quarters and rising in the 4th quarter with only 0.2%. Let’s hope that prices won’t rise again too much. However, prices are rising in some towns while dropping in other towns. I compiled this: HDB Median Resale Prices by Town .XLS showing HDB price trends since …

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Dec 12

List of BTO projects

BTO & DBSS List in Excel, to sort and filter by each column. BTO Prices List with 2010-2015 BTOs. Does anyone want to expand table to 2001-2009 BTOs? If you have any suggestion how to make table easier to compare BTO prices, tell me! For floor plans see PDF brochures. Looking for future BTO launches? Advice: …

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Dec 10

List of SERS sites

Selective En-bloc Redevelopment Scheme was launched in 1995 to demolish old blocks and build new blocks in nearby location to house the affected residents. Note: this list is NOT a list of all demolished blocks. Demolition of Rental blocks started in 1980s. I believe that some owned flats were demolished too before SERS. For example Dawson estate …

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Dec 08

Database of Condos

I made this Condo Database in 2015 because someone doing research and analysis needed a database of condos in Excel format and asked me if I can make it, he told me to scrap data from a website. I choose to run a scrapper on SingaporeExpats and published it there for sale because other people doing similar …

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Dec 07

HDB Annual Reports 1927-present

KZ, one of the biggest fans of my website and hobbyist regarding HDB history, went 4 times to National Library and photoed all annual reports of SIT and HDB as well as other publications about HDB. He gave me the photos (just for me), the photo collection being a mess, I spent a great amount …

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Dec 06

HDB flat types and their sizes

Flat type abbreviation: STD = Standard, I = Improved, NG = New Generation, S = Simplified, A = Model A. Beware of people who abbreviate Standard as S instead of STD. 1960s-1970s flat types (refuse chute in kitchen) 1-Room Emergency (1960-?) – all demolished 2-Room Emergency (1960-?) – demolished except 5 blocks 1-Room Standard (1960-?) – no evidence if it …

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Dec 04

Database of HDB blocks in Excel format

The HDB database involve collecting data from multiple sources and typing it into Excel. I started compiling data voluntarily for my personal research, without any marketing study, without knowing who may be potential customers and if my work will suit YOUR needs… YOU can tell me your requirements or suggest changes in data structure, we can negotiate a price, based by amount …

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Jul 08

Most beautiful HDB

I explored all estates of Singapore via Google Earth and screened several HDB blocks with distinctive architectural styles. The voting results may influence the future of apartments designed by me. Vote the most beautiful HDB blocks! Vote for best architectural style. DO NOT vote for tallest, newest, best location, etc. You can vote multiple images. …

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Jul 06

Most beautiful houses

I explored all corners of Singapore via Google Earth and screened the best houses I saw, a variety of bungalows, semi-detached and terraced houses. Do you know other houses? Tell me the address and I may add in the poll. The voting results may influence the future of houses designed by me. Singapore houses are …

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