Celebrating 50 Years


In 2013, CDL planned a series of exciting programmes to commemorate this milestone. We also take pride in celebrating the accolades that we have received, as testament to our heritage of being one of Singapore's leading green developers.

CDL Green Gallery – Singapore’s First Zero Energy Green Gallery

The CDL Green Gallery, located at the Singapore Botanic Gardens (SBG), was declared officially open on Saturday, 30 November, in a ribbon-cutting ceremony led by Guest-of-Honour, Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong, and dignitaries such as Mr Khaw Boon Wan, Minister for National Development, Mrs Christina Ong, Chairman, NParks, and Mr Kwek Leng Joo, Managing Director of CDL.

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The 5th CDL Singapore Sculpture Award & Exhibition

For 50 years, CDL has given shape and form to everyday lives, creating vibrant spaces for living, working and playing. Beyond architectural icons, CDL has also been shaping the cultural landscape through arts initiatives such as the CDL Singapore Sculpture Award.

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CDL’s Golden Gala Celebration

CDL celebrated its 50th Anniversary with a Golden Gala dinner on Friday, 6 September 2013. Guest-of-Honour Deputy Prime Minister Teo Chee Hean, Coordinating Minister for National Security and Minister for Home Affairs, led more than 400 local and international dignitaries to the celebrations at W Singapore – Sentosa Cove.

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My Tree House – World’s 1st Green Library for Kids opens

The World’s 1st Green Library for Kids at the Central Public Library was officially opened by Dr Yaacob Ibrahim, Minister for Communications and Information, on Friday, 31 May. A key community initiative in conjunction with our 50th Anniversary celebration this year, this unique green library is the special collaboration between CDL and the National Library Board (NLB) to promote environment conservation amongst children.

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The Most Awarded Private Developer at the Building and Construction Authority (BCA) Awards 2013

At the recent BCA Awards 2013 held on 16 May – the "Oscars" for Singapore’s real estate industry – CDL is proud to celebrate building excellence across all dimensions.

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CDL E-Generation Challenge

The first in the series of community events to commemorate this golden milestone was the CDL E-Generation Challenge held on 13 April 2013. This eco-adventure competition saw an overwhelming 88 teams, comprising over 500 youth participants, take part. The Challenge is in its fourth year, marking also its largest turnout to date.

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