Walk safely or safe walking, Azizur Rahman Road, Khulna, Bangladesh. Credit: Nafisa Anjum.

What Makes Your Neighbourhood Sustainable? Lessons from a Virtual Photography Exhibition

Rapid urban growth is one of the most important global challenges affecting all countries across…


Ambulance. China. Credit: Flickr, egorgrebnev.

Spatiotemporal access to emergency medical services in Wuhan, China: accounting for scene and transport time intervals

Read journal article Download journal article Reference Luo, W., Yao, J., Mitchell, R. et al.…


Aerial view of informal settlements of the Cape Flats, Cape Town, South Africa. Shutterstock - Andrea Willmore

Neighbourhood Inequality and Division Undermining Drive for Sustainable Cities

This blog was written by Ya Ping Wang and Keith Kintrea [i]. World Cities Day 2020 aims to…


Informal housing and urban expansion in Kigali, Rwanda. Credit: Ya Ping Wang, University of Glasgow

New Research: Exploring Diversity and Division in Urban Neighbourhoods

Urban development trends in fast-growing developing countries are leading to socially and…


Students in Primary Seven at Zanaki Primary School, Tanzania. Credit: Sarah Farhat / World Bank

Is your neighbourhood your destiny? How the neighbourhood you live in determines your educational opportunities

This blog, written by Yulia Nesterova, explores quality education in urban settings and was…


Figure 2: Community mapping with residents. Credit: Arnisson Andre C Ortega

Counter-mapping for urban social justice: notes from the urban periphery in the Philippines

This guest blog, written by Assistant Professor Arnisson Andre C Ortega, features a…


Dar es Salaam’s new bus transit system. Credit: World Bank

Dar es Salaam: the unplanned urban sprawl threatening neighbourhood sustainability

This study analyses the internal structure of Dar es Salaam, Tanzania, to support better…


Panoramic view of Dodoma city, Tanzania. Credit: Ifakara Health Institute

Dodoma: building a sustainable city to meet neighbourhood needs

This research analyses the internal structure and neighbourhood disparities in the capital city of…


Soweto township in Johannesburg, South Africa. Credit Shutterstock, Gil.K.

Johannesburg: the growing importance of class in shaping neighbourhoods

This research explores the nature of spatial change and neighbourhood development in Johannesburg,…


Dhaka: diverse, dense, and damaged neighbourhoods and the impacts of unplanned urbanisation

This study explores the internal structures and differentiation of neighbourhoods within Dhaka –…