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

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


Khulna: the diversity and disparity of neighbourhoods from organic growth

This study explores the internal structures and differentiation of neighbourhoods in Khulna, a…


A New Saint or a Frankenstein for Dhaka?

This article is written by Tanjil Sowgat and was originally published by NEWAGE. All views are the…


‘Off the boat’ fresh fish and the fish monger, Nilkhet, Dhaka. Credit: Khulna University.

Picturing Dhaka: Bustling Streets, Famous Street Food and Rubbish Playgrounds

In this picture blog, Irfan Shakil, Tanjil Sowgat and S. M. Tafsirul Islam explore the streets of…


Khulna mixed commercial area along KDA Avenue. Credit: Irfan Shakil, Khulna University

City Profile: Dhaka, Bangladesh

This article was originally published by SAGE publications in…


Vulnerability in informal settlements, Kigali, Rwanda. Credit: Irfan Shakil, Khulna University, Bangladesh.

Rwanda’s Neighbourhoods: In the Eyes of Two Bangladeshis

In this picture blog, Irfan Shakil and Professor Tanjil Sowgat from the SHLC team in Bangladesh…


Dr Ramjee Bhandari taking part in Umuganda. Kigali, Rwanda. Credit: Gail Wilson, University of Glasgow.

A Powerful Idea that can Inspire Community Driven Development in Bangladesh

This article was originally published by The Daily Star (Bangladesh). All views are the author’s…


Khulna, Central Business District. Credit: Irfan Shakil, Khulna University

Bangladesh: National Urban Policies and City Profiles for Dhaka and Khulna

Overview This research report reviews and analyses…