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8 Home Layouts Suitable for Tampines GreenDew/GreenFoliage BTO Flats

March 17, 2022
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These ideas from past BTO homes (with similar floor plans) still work.

If you’ve bought a BTO flat in Tampines GreenDew or GreenFoliage, it’s probably time to make preparations for your renovation.

Tampines GreenVerge GreenDew BTO ideas

Both developments are slated to be completed in June 2022, and if you intend to move in within the year, that leaves you with roughly less than 3 months to think about what your future home will look like – and also hunt for a suitable interior designer to execute your renovation plans.

To help you get the ball rolling, we’ve shortlisted 8 HDB homes with compatible layouts/renovation ideas that you too can adopt for your Tampines GreenDew or GreenFoliage BTO flat.


Layout Ideas for Tampines GreenDew flats (3-, 4-, and 5-room units)

Tampines GreenDew is the larger of the two soon-to-be-ready BTO estates in Tampines North, comprising a total of 726 homes (a mix of 3-, 4-, and 5-room flats). Thankfully, all of their layouts are consistent, with most units having their household shelters situated right beside the main entrance.

For 3-room Tampines GreenDew flats:

Alkaff Crescent by MET Interior

Interior Firm: MET Interior

Occupying a floor size of 69 sqm (66 sqm if you exclude the air-con ledge), the 3-room BTO flats at Tampines GreenDew are as cosy as they come. But like this 3-room BTO flat at Alkaff Crescent) with a similar floor plan, there’s plenty that you can do to turn it into an ideal home.

Tampines GreenVerge GreenDew BTO ideas

Sample floor plan of 3-room BTO flat at Tampines GreenDew

Alkaff Crescent by MET Interior

Floor plan of a similar 3-room BTO flat at Alkaff Crescent

For starters, you too can have a breakfast/food preparation counter in your Tampines GreenDew flat by tearing down the walls outside your kitchen and having a sturdy, quartz-topped storage unit built in their place.

Alkaff Crescent by MET Interior

Interior Firm: MET Interior

And instead of letting the small pocket of space beside your household shelter go to waste, you could outfit it with suitable furniture to create a compact dining area.

Alkaff Crescent by MET Interior

Interior Firm: MET Interior

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Ideas for 4-room BTO flats at Tampines GreenDew:

Clementi Crest by HOFT

Interior Firm: HOFT

If a seamless flow is what you’d like in your 4-room home at Tampines GreenDew, you may be interested in taking a leaf from this Clementi BTO flat's design.

Tampines GreenVerge GreenDew BTO ideas

Sample floor plan of 4-room BTO flat at Tampines GreenDew

Clementi Crest by HOFT

Floor plan of a similar 3-room BTO flat at Clementi

Rather than closing off the bedroom-turned-study entirely, the homeowners instead chose to tear down one of the walls and replace them with folding partitions that offer either privacy or space depending on which is needed.

Clementi Crest by HOFT
Clementi Crest by HOFT

Interior Firm: HOFT

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Similarly, sliding glass doors fronting the wet kitchen aid in creating separate home zones without shutting off one area from another entirely.

Ideas for 5-room BTO flats at Tampines GreenDew:

Bedok South Road by Ovon Design

Interior Firm: Ovon Design

Neutral colours are always your best bet when designing a white-and-wood interior. In this 5-room BTO flat in Bedok, shades of white and brown work together to create a soothing, welcoming vibe – which you too can achieve in a Tampines GreenDew home.

Tampines GreenVerge GreenDew BTO ideas

Sample floor plan of 4-room BTO flat at Tampines GreenDew

Bedok South Road by Ovon Design

Floor plan of a similar 5-room BTO flat at Bedok

What's truly noteworthy, however, is the amount of space outside the kitchen, which gave the homeowners the freedom to install a prep island, along with a 4-seater dining table. This is an idea that dwellers of Tampines GreenDew 5-room flats can consider too, should they wish to fully maximise their kitchens.

Bedok South Road by Ovon Design
Bedok South Road by Ovon Design

Interior Firm: Ovon Design

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Layout Ideas for Tampines GreenFoliage flats (4-, and 5-room units)

Although only 4- and 5-room units are available at Tampines GreenFoliage, each of these flat types have variations that see the household shelter located in different parts of the house.

Ideas for 4-room BTO flats at Tampines GreenFoliage (household shelter in kitchen):

Ang Mo Kio Court by The Interior Lab

Interior Firm: The Interior Lab

4-room flats at Tampines GreenFoliage have a floor area of 93 sqm, which means that there’s probably more than enough room if you’re sharing the space as a couple – this Ang Mo Kio 4-room home with a similar size and layout is proof.

Tampines GreenVerge GreenDew BTO ideas

Sample floor plan of a similar 4-room BTO flat at Tampines GreenFoliage with a kitchen household shelter

Ang Mo Kio Court by The Interior Lab

Floor plan of a similar 4-room BTO flat at Ang Mo Kio

With the help of The Interior Lab, the owners were able to a) open up one of the junior bedrooms before turning it into a walk-in wardrobe/study, and b) create a multipurpose area by making use of walkway space and yet another junior bedroom.

Ang Mo Kio Court by The Interior Lab

Interior Firm: The Interior Lab

Additionally, the kitchen walls were torn down to accommodate a kitchen island. If you squint hard enough, you’ll find the household shelter – which has a black facade to match the dark industrial theme.

Ang Mo Kio Court by The Interior Lab

Interior Firm: The Interior Lab

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Ideas for 4-room BTO flats at Tampines GreenFoliage (household shelter in living room):

Bedok South Road by Charlotte's Carpentry

Interior Firm: Charlotte's Carpentry

Although it wasn’t overhauled extensively, this 4-room flat at Bedok South (with an almost identical layout to its Tampines GreenFoliage counterparts that have an entryway household shelter) still has enough new features to make it stand out.

Tampines GreenVerge GreenDew BTO ideas

Sample floor plan of 4-room BTO flat at Tampines GreenFoliage with an entryway household shelter

Bedok South Road by Charlotte's Carpentry

Floor plan of a similar 4-room BTO flat at Bedok South

For starters, the surroundings are swathed in eye-catching pastel blue and green, which border an open-concept kitchen featuring a counter fronted by classic beadboard.

Also noteworthy is the raised platform beside the living room, which functions both as a cosy corner as well as a casual seating option for friends and family who visit.

Bedok South Road by Charlotte's Carpentry
Bedok South Road by Charlotte's Carpentry

Interior Firm: Charlotte's Carpentry

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Ideas for 4-room BTO flats at Tampines GreenFoliage (along internal walkway):

You don’t always have to stick to the standard layout of a 4-room BTO flat. In fact, you can reconfigure it the way you like (within reason) – similar to what the homeowners of this 4-room flat in Holland Drive did.

Holland Drive by Happe Design Atelier

Sample floor plan of 4-room BTO flat at Tampines GreenFoliage with a walkway household shelter

Tampines GreenVerge GreenDew BTO ideas

Floor plan of a similar 4-room BTO flat at Holland Drive

What was initially the designated living room is now a dining/work area. In addition, the two junior bedrooms were merged to create a spacious living room, complete with built-in storage that function as a ‘corridor’ leading into the master bedroom.

Holland Drive by Happe Design Atelier
Holland Drive by Happe Design Atelier

Interior Firm: Happe Design Atelier

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Ideas for 5-room BTO flats at Tampines GreenFoliage (household shelter in living room):

Clementi Avenue 3 by Sense & Semblance

Interior Firm: Sense & Semblance

Like most modern-day 5-room BTO flats, units at Tampines GreenFoliage have some extra square footage near their living rooms that can be used as a study.

And the homeowners of this 5-room BTO flat in Clementi certainly made the most of this space by turning it into a private nook that's free from distractions.

Tampines GreenVerge GreenDew BTO ideas

Sample floor plan of 5-room BTO flat at Tampines GreenFoliage with living room household shelter

Clementi Avenue 3 by Sense & Semblance

Floor plan of a similar 5-room BTO flat at Clementi

Clementi Avenue 3 by Sense & Semblance

Interior Firm: Sense & Semblance

This was achieved, first by constructing a wood-look partition that also functions as a TV feature wall, and next, installing a pair of tinted glass doors as entryways.

In fact, from certain angles, you won't even be able to tell that the study area is even in the living area. And that, along with a concealed household shelter, keeps the entire house looking seamless.

Clementi Avenue 3 by Sense & Semblance

Interior Firm: Sense & Semblance

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Ideas for 5-room BTO flats at Tampines GreenFoliage (household shelter along internal walkway):

Tampines GreenVerge by Noble Interior Design

Interior Firm: Noble Interior Design

As this dark and cosy 5-room flat at Tampines GreenVerge (an older development in the same area) shows, you could also use the suggested study area as a dining space.

Tampines GreenVerge GreenDew BTO ideas

Sample floor plan of 5-room BTO flat at Tampines GreenFoliage with walkway household shelter

Tampines GreenVerge by Noble Interior Design

Floor plan of a similar 5-room BTO flat in Tampines GreenVerge

Also, depending on the layout of your 5-room flat at Tampines GreenFoliage, you could also adopt the idea of having a glass-enclosed foyer (as shown below). But that's only if your home's household shelter isn't located near the entrance!

Tampines GreenVerge by Noble Interior Design

Interior Firm: Noble Interior Design

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