Awards and Accolades

At HDB, we hold the development of Selective En bloc Redevelopment Scheme (SERS) replacement projects to high standards of quality, design, and environmental innovation. As a result, many SERS replacement projects have won prestigious awards and accolades. These are just some examples.

Central Horizon

Block 79 Toa Payoh Central

Blocks 79A to 79E Toa Payoh Central

The Development

The Honours

Block 79 Toa Payoh Central used to be a single 10-storey block. Today, the site is home to Central Horizon, a distinctive Toa Payoh landmark offering scenic panoramas of central Singapore.

Central Horizon is made up of 5 towering 40-storey blocks, with a total of 1,158 units of 4-and 5-room flats.

  • HDB Design Excellence Award 2008 (Housing Category)
  • BCA Universal Design Award for Build Environment 2009 (Residential Building Category)
  • SIA-NParks Skyrise Greenery Award 2009

Clementi Towers

Blocks 441A and 441B Clementi Avenue 3

The Development

The Honours

Clementi Towers is the first development in Singapore to integrate public housing, commercial facilities, and a transport hub (Clementi Bus Interchange) in one complex.

It was developed following the 2005 SERS announcement for Blocks 436 to 438 and Block 445 Clementi Avenue 3.

Clementi Towers has won local and international awards.

  • Singapore Property Awards 2011 (Winner, Master Plan Category)
  • FIABCI Prix d’Excellence Awards 2012 (Runner-up, Master Plan Category)
  • Construction Excellence Awards 2012

Teck Ghee Vista

Blocks 307A, 307B, 307C, 308A, 308B, 310A, 310B, and 310C Ang Mo Kio Avenue 1

The Development

The Honours

Built for SERS residents in Blocks 246 to 252 Ang Mo Kio Avenue 2, 3, and 4, Teck Ghee Vista comprises 1,221 flats.

A Studio Apartment (SA) block was integrated into the precinct to promote an inclusive community, where seniors can age-in-place among younger residents. The SAs are designed to be comfortable for seniors, with elder-friendly fixtures and furnishings.

  • BCA Universal Design Awards 2012 (Bronze, Residential Building Category)
  • HDB Design Awards 2012 (Merit Award, Housing Category)

Ghim Moh Valley

Blocks 22, 23 and 26 to 28 Ghim Moh Link

The Development

The Honours

Ghim Moh Valley was developed for the SERS residents of Blocks 9 to 12, and Block 9A and 12A Ghim Moh Road.

To mitigate high densities while providing a lush environment, distinctive designs and strategies were introduced to Ghim Moh Valley, such as precinct facilities and gardens on its roof top. 

  • HDB Construction Award 2012
  • Singapore Property Awards 2012 (Winner, Residential (High Rise) Category)
  • BCA Construction Excellence Awards 2013

Casa Clementi

Blocks 416 - 418, 420, 421, and 423 - 425 Clementi Avenue 1

The Development

The Honours

One of HDB’s largest projects, Casa Clementi comprises 2,234 flats and home to many residents from Blocks 401 to 404 and Blocks 407 to 409 Clementi Avenue 1, following the SERS announcement in 2007.

  • Singapore Property Awards 2012 (Winner, Residential (High Rise) Category)
  •  PMI Distinguished Project Award 2013
  • Singapore Landscape Architecture Awards 2013 (Merit Award, Residential Design/ Local Residences)
  • Construction Productivity Award 2014

SkyResidence @ Dawson

latest SERS projects Margaret Drive site A


The Honours

SkyResidence @ Dawson was developed as one of the 5 replacement sites for the SERS residents of Tanglin Halt Road and Commonwealth Drive.

The development has 8 residential blocks, which are literally stitched together with a 'green' ribbon. It has also sensitively embraced the existing angsana trees, as well as the former Commonwealth Avenue Market - an important heritage marker of the Dawson estate.

  • HDB Innovative Design Award 2015
  • NParks LEAF Certification 2016 (Outstanding Project)