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HDB's evolving playgrounds: From basic structures to thematic designs

From basic structures to thematic designs, HDB play areas have changed over the years

Playgrounds, an integral part of public housing estates in Singapore, are set to be reinvented, as the HDB embarks on a new generation of thematic playgrounds that will encourage imaginative play and exploration among children, and draw families and the community closer.

Over the past decades, these playgrounds have evolved in design, form and function.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on June 25, 2018, with the headline 'Evolving playgrounds'. Print Edition | Subscribe