The Centre of Building Research (CBR) is HDB’s Master Laboratory. Set up in 2009, it spearheads our Research and Development (R&D) efforts in building and environmental sustainability, while nurturing new technologies for future generations of public housing.
The CBR focuses its R&D initiatives on 5 areas, which are aligned with our ‘Roadmap to Better Living’ for building ‘Sustainable Towns’:
Reduce overall energy consumption in towns and drive the adoption of renewable and clean energy sources
Create a conducive living environment for residents through innovative greening solutions
Create a high-quality sustainable urban living for all
Waste & Water
Research into more efficient waste and water management solutions
Achieve high quality housing and increase productivity in design and construction