Building Block Tshirt
by Darren Soh
The fact that most Singaporeans own their own homes is often trumpeted as a public housing success story. Critics, however, have likened HDB flats to pigeonholes in the sky, and that public housing in Singapore de-individualises its inhabitants. Having lived half his life in a HDB flat to no visible detriment, the designer suggests how we should never underestimate the individual’s ability to continually overcome the constraints set by the environment, be it a pigeonhole or otherwise.