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What a fantastic experience, it was so cool to see floor plans of Singaporean flats and how they live. They also had 3D models of previous and future housing developments which was really neat. If you wanna see an authentic Singaporean experience, this is one!
It is an essential place to visit when any eligible party is ready to apply for a public housing unit in Singapore. The gallery showcases all various units types of mockup apartments (2-, 3-, 4-, and 5-room) in fully dressed-up conditions. Further, it provides useful...More
This is a place I like to go to. The HDB gallery itself (located in the basement) is an exhibition about the history and development of public housing in Singapore. It is interesting, but feels a bit like a commercial.
However, if you go to...More
Although this gallery comes across more as an exercise in government propaganda, it is nevertheless an interesting display on developments in public housing in Singapore. And credit should be given for the evolution in the quality of housing in Singapore from the 1960s (when essentially...More
Interesting if you happen to have a passion for buildings and urban planning. SIngapore's public housing system is quite good and you will be able to see new HDB building projects, past achievements etc in this area. Toapayoh is right in the heart of a...More
When I first heard about the HDB Gallery, I thought it would be fascinating - knowing Singapore's prowess and pride in its planning. I also imagined how I might design such a place, as a fan (but not a completely uncritical fan) of such planning....More
In the 1960s most people in Singapore lived in dreadful conditions, in homes without sanitation. This is the story of how the country improved, today most live in comfortable apartments. It also explains how the community spirit is built in these new towns.