The Company’s Garden, Cape Town. Credit: Zubeida Lowton, University of Glasgow

A Tale of Two Cities: Socio-Spatial Transformations of Post-Apartheid South African Cities – Part 2, Cape Town

In the second installment of this photo essay, Zubeida Lowton investigates what the city of Cape…


Arriving in Mongla by boat, Bangladesh. Credit: Hanna Ruszczyk, Durham University.

What I Learnt About the Concept of Liveability

In this blog, Dr Hanna Ruszczyk from Durham University explores what liveability means for urban…


Maboneng District, Johannesburg. Credit: Zubeida Lowton, University of Glasgow

A Tale of Two Cities: Socio-Spatial Transformations of Post-Apartheid South African Cities – Part 1, Johannesburg

In this two-part photo essay, Zubeida Lowton explores the influence of racial, social and spatial…


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…


Gathering around a water pump, Nigeria. Credit: World Bank

COVID-19 Demands a Combined Housing and WASH Response

This blog was written by Dr Basirat Oyalowo who lectures at the Department of Estate Management and…


Disarray of urban functions in Joydebpur. © 2020 SHLC Bangladesh

Uncontrolled Industry-Driven Urban Sprawl Creates an Unliveable Peri-Urban Dhaka

Expanding cities inevitably start to encroach upon surrounding rural land. As transport networks…


School children wash their hands at Govt High school Ballod, Dantewada, Chhattisgarh. Credit: UNICEF

Schools Out Forever? Supporting Resilient Learning in the Face of COVID-19

This article was written by Dr Yulia Nesterova and originally published by Impakter, the…


COVID19 health information posters, Philippines. Credit: Ramjee Bhandari, University of Glasgow.

Support Thy Neighbour: Why a Strong Local Response Will Help Beat COVID-19

The COVID-19 pandemic currently spreading its tentacles to all four corners of the globe has…


Picture This: Touring Filipino ‘Barangays’

In this picture blog, Jennifer McArthur explores the Barangays of the Philippines and finds passion…