Category: 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.

– Map of HDB blocks –

Click each dot on map to view block information. Do you have large screen? Open map on full screen. Updated 29 November 2017 to include November BTO. Next update will add floor plans for after-1980 blocks. HDB block color legend Brown = Blocks built by SIT (1927-1959). Red = Blocks built originally without lifts stopping at …

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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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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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List of BTO projects

Floor plans can be seen in HDB brochures (2012-2016) and HDB old brochures (2010-2014). Anyone having access to MyHDB page please give us links to 2017 BTO brochures Advice: if you applied for a BTO and a good queue number, don’t apply via SBF hoping to get a better flat in better location and available sooner, the battle for …

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List of Executive Condos

Looking to buy a new or resale EC? Contact my partner agent Red = TOP 1999-2000, Orange = TOP 2003-2008, Yellow = TOP 2013-2014 (available in resale market 2018-2019), Green = TOP 2015-2017 (available in resale market 2020-2022, White = under construction Executive Condominium is a form of subsidized housing built by private developers, having same eligibility restrictions …

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HDB flat types and their sizes

Flat type abbreviation: STD = Standard, I = Improved, NG = New Generation, S = Simplified, A = Model A. Some people abbreviate Standard as S instead of STD, this is wrong. 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-?) – …

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List of SERS sites

Between 1995 and 2007, 72 SERS sites were announced. Between 2008 and 2016, only 9 SERS sites were announced, total 7570 flats. At this rate, 285 years are required to replace all 241343 flats built between 1970 and 1980. It is obvious that SERS is highly selective and only a small amount of these flats will …

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Database of HDB blocks in Excel format

The HDB Database involve collecting data from multiple sources and typing it in one Excel table, an original compilation Made by Teoalida. The database has been purchased by several companies, including home insurance, telecommunication, door-to-door services, real estate portals, flyer distributors, as well as many people who did not told me what business field they are …

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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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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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