Guidebooks & Publications

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Building Design Guides

Builders’ Guide on Measuring Productivity

Buildability Series

Connections for Advanced Precast Concrete System Guidebook

Daylight Reflectance Design Guide 

Design for Maintainability – Guide Residential, Non-residential, Municipal Infrastructure Guidebook

Enhancing Building Security

Façade Access Design Guide

Good Industry Practices Guide Books

Green Handbook – Photovoltaic (PV) Systems in Buildings

Green Building Platinum Series – Building Planning and Massing

Green Building Platinum Series – Existing Building Retrofit

Green and Gracious Builder Guide

Guide on Construction of Industrial Developments in Singapore

Handbook for Solar PV Systems

Mass Engineered Timber (MET) Guidebook

Prefabricated Pre-finished Volumetric Construction (PPVC) Guidebook

Prefabricated Mechanical, Electrical and Plumbing (Prefab MEP) Systems Guidebook

Understanding the Approved Document (UAD)


Environmental Impact Study for Proposed Road Widening and Sewer Works along Lorong Lada Hitam

ZEB Plus @ BCA Braddell Campus: From Zero Energy to Positive Energy Building

Bundled Singapore Geological Map and Memoir (2021) – Hardcopy

The Interactive Singapore Geological Map (iSGM)

Buildings: What Can Go Wrong? (Purchase Link)

Keppel Bay Tower - Singapore's 1st Commercial Building Awarded with BCA's Green Mark Platinum (Zero Energy) Certification - SLEB

Research and Innovation publications

Singapore – Leading the way for green buildings in the tropics

Study on the Built Environment Workforce in Singapore

Sustainable Architecture

Sustainable Construction – Materials for Buildings

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