Quarterly report pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d)

Document and Entity Information

Document and Entity Information - shares
9 Months Ended
Sep. 30, 2019
Nov. 12, 2019
Document and Entity Information [Abstract]    
Entity Registrant Name SG BLOCKS, INC.  
Entity Central Index Key 0001023994  
Amendment Flag false  
Current Fiscal Year End Date --12-31  
Document Type 10-Q  
Document Period End Date Sep. 30, 2019  
Document Fiscal Period Focus Q3  
Document Fiscal Year Focus 2019  
Entity Current Reporting Status Yes  
Entity Filer Category Non-accelerated Filer  
Entity Shell Company false  
Entity Small Business true  
Entity Emerging Growth Company false  
Entity Common Stock, Shares Outstanding   6,007,791
Entity File Number 001-38037  
Entity Interactive Data Current Yes  
Entity Incorporation, State or Country Code DE  
Document Quarterly Report true  
Document Transition Report false  
Trading Symbol SGBX  
Entity Address, Address Line One 195 Montague Street,  
Entity Address, Address Line Two 14<sup>th</sup> Floor,  
Entity Address, City or Town Brooklyn  
Entity Address, State or Province NY  
Entity Address, Postal Zip Code 11201  
Entity Tax Identification Number 95-4463937  
City Area Code (646)  
Title of 12(b) Security Common Stock, par value $0.01  
Security Exchange Name NASDAQ  
Local Phone Number 240-4235