The Housing & Development Board’s (HDB) My Waterway@Punggol has won the Gold award at the FIABCI Prix d’Excellence Awards 2013.
HDB is the only public agency this year to clinch the coveted global award held in Taichung, Taiwan.
The Prix d’Excellence, considered the “Oscars” of the real estate industry, recognises outstanding projects that best embody excellence in all real estate disciplines.
The projects are evaluated on architecture and design, development and construction, community benefit and environmental impact.
My Waterway@Punggol is touted by some as “the Venice of Singapore”, with its landscaped waterway and green communal spaces.
HDB’s chief executive officer, Dr Cheong Koon Hean, said: “My Waterway@Punggol is a testament of HDB’s commitment to create vibrant and sustainable towns, housing active and cohesive communities.”
Source : CNA – 27 May 2013