Date issued : 03 Nov 2011
Minister for National Development, Mr Khaw Boon Wan, gave out 15 awards tonight (2 November 2011) to HDB’s consultants and contactors, for their exemplary performance and innovative efforts in the development of new HDB projects.
2HDB has been providing quality homes to Singaporeans for over 50 years. It has been improving its towns and flats to meet evolving aspirations and increased expectations. This would not have been possible without the excellent relationship between HDB and its partners. The HDB Awards was set up to affirm the efforts of industry partners in working together with HDB to provide well-designed and well-constructed public housing for all Singaporeans.
3There are two types of HDB Awards – the Design Award and the Construction Award.
HDB Design Award
4The HDB Design Award recognizes architectural consultants for their outstanding design of public housing projects. The Design Awards are an important benchmark for future HDB projects and has inspired many good designs since its inception.
5The HDB Design Award has two categories – “Completed Projects” and “To-be-Built”. Projects under the “To-be-Built” category have not been constructed, but exhibited innovative and refreshing designs.
6HDB CEO, Dr Cheong Koon Hean commented, “The winning entries had demonstrated significant design innovation – design innovation that respects tradition and h