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http://www.businesstimes.com.sg/arch...-khaw-20130207 Published February 07, 2013 Next-gen HDB flats will be better designed: Khaw By ong chor hao [SINGAPORE] The future of Singapore will look like Punggol, National Development Minister Khaw Boon Wan said yesterday, but just how might this pan out? Mr Khaw told Parliament that the next generation of public housing would be even more comfortable and better designed, holding up Housing and Development Board precincts at Punggol South as an example. Newer neighbourhoods, such as Punggol, were planned as smaller estates, HDB said in response to queries. Each Punggol precinct is made up of between 1,000 and 3,000 homes. There is also more intensive land use, it said, pointing to the gross plot ratio (GPR) of about 3-3.5 in Punggol. This compares with earlier public housing developments in the 1970s and 1980s in older towns such...

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