Shapes of Home Contest

Check out the winning photos from the photo contest, showcasing distinctive sights and moments from the heartlands!

1st Prize Winner

Toa Payoh Soul

Stefan Tan

2nd Prize Winner

Union of the Old and the New

Kenneth Chiang

3rd Prize Winner

Future in the Heartlands

Ong Yi Chao

Prize Winner

Fresh Coat of Paint

Ng Wee Liang

Merit Winners

Huat Ah

Joyce Lim

The Winning Move

Daniel Tan

The Urban Wildlife

Leonardus Depari

Yin Yang

Elsa Damayanti

Sky Painters

Steven Liew

My Home

Ahmad Iskandar

Grandpa Loves You

Juan Chan

Giant Pretzel at Toa Payoh

Seow Swee Meng

Kampong Days

Chan Wai Meng

Juxtaposing Colours

Low CK

William Ong

Jonathan

Lim Yean Chin

Usov

Pat Law

hulklee

Ron Low

JH / Dremorium

Steven 宋

B P Chua

Huat Ah

Photo by:

Joyce Lim

The Winning Move

Void decks can be vibrant spaces and this one had groups of chess and checkers players every day. Also, that's a look you give when you know who's going to win.

Photo by:

Daniel Tan

The Urban Wildlife

During the pandemic when more people choose to stay indoors, there are increasing sights of animals roaming the streets and canals that offers us rare chance to witness the wildlife in action.

Photo by:

Leonardus Depari

Yin Yang

I was on my afternoon walk around the block. I looked up and saw this framing.

Photo by:

Elsa Damayanti

Sky Painters

Our HDB homes were and are still being built by foreign workers for many more years as we speak. Many of us take them for granted. We have underestimated them. Without them, who will build our homes?

Photo by:

Steven Liew

My Home

Over the decades, the design of public housing has continued to evolve. Completed in 2009 at 40 storeys in height, were one of the tallest blocks of HDB flats ever built in Toa Payoh.

Photo by:

Ahmad Iskandar

Grandpa Loves You

Caught this super cute sight of what I believe is a grandpa chilling with her grand daughter. I go on regular solo street photography walks and am glad to stumble on this heartwarming scene.

Photo by:

Juan Chan

Giant Pretzel at Toa Payoh

Giant Pretzel at Toa Payoh Crest. A leisure stroll with rainbow umbrella makes the day.

Photo by:

Seow Swee Meng

Kampong Days

I make this shot when the fun and laughter remind me of my kampong days, though we live in urban blocks now, these happy moments continue to ring a bell in bringing wonderful fun time then.

Photo by:

Chan Wai Meng

Juxtaposing Colours

This scene is showcasing golden lighting radiating from HDB flats against the backdrop of blue hour sky while warm and cool street lamps are lighting up the green spaces in the park.

Photo by:

Low CK

Mother helping a child at a playground.

Photo by:

William Ong

Finding symmetry with a touch of minimalism and artistic flare.

Photo by:

Jonathan

An everyday scene in the neighbourhood that caught my eye because of the regular patterns, lights and shadows. Always impressed with the efficient and innovative use of space in the public housing by the Housing Development Board, Singapore. A city built on an island, Singapore's high-rise buildings houses majority of its population.

Clothes hanging outside of the flats dry really quickly under the hot sun in tropical Singapore!

Photo by:

Lim Yean Chin

Eid congregation held at the void deck; a place which serves as a communal activities.

Photo by:

Usov

Singapore’s longest HDB block with the curved structure in the Kallang district.

Photo by:

Pat Law

Home Life of Reflect ~ The reflection of the silhouettes on the water in Rochor River, here comes the sun. Our Singaporean at Home.

Rochor Canal, Singapore

Photo by:

hulklee

Joy can be found in the simplest of things.

Photo by:

Ron Low

Green Viewport

Photo by:

JH / Dremorium

Is love fate or just coincidence?

Love is wonderful, and finding the right one by coincidence is awesome, but finding the one via fate is amazing. Both fate and coincidence are beyond our control. They just happen. Fate is what's meant to be, no matter what you do, and coincidence is a matter of right place, right time.

Have you ever know neighbours whom become lovers and eventually got together?

Photo by:

Steven 宋

An interesting pyramid shape structure at the roof of HDB estate at Rowell Road.

Photo by:

B P Chua

Toa Payoh Soul

Remove colours and just lines and architecture, this is the result you get.

Photo by:

Stefan Tan

Union of the Old and the New

I chanced upon this vantage point by accident. I tried to capture both the older HDB blocks framing the much more modern Pinnacle in the background with the sun peeking from between the blocks.

Photo by:

Kenneth Chiang

Future in the Heartlands

Children having an enjoyable time at the water playground in Yishun.

Photo by:

Ong Yi Chao

Fresh Coat of Paint

A new, fresh coat of paint provides our HDBs a new lease of life, which is crucial especially for older estates like Macpherson. It makes an estate less mundane as they are ever changing.

Photo by:

Ng Wee Liang