Throwntogetherness in Dhaka: rethinking urban planning

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Colonial legacies and contemporary urban planning practices in Dhaka, Bangladesh

This article was originally published by Routledge Taylor & Francis in…


Dhaka's urban issues: Creative insights from Art Scholars

This blog was written by Tanjil Sowgat and Shilpi Roy Art and craft works are deeply rooted in…


View over the centre of Khuln

The dual crises: COVID 19 and climate change in Khulna city

This blog was written by Tanjil Sowgat and Shilpi Roy Khulna is among the largest cities…


Stream of people travelling from work towards home in Zirabo. © 2020 SHLC Bangladesh.

Sustainability Challenges for Sprawling Dhaka

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Prof. Tanjil Sowgat presenting the SHLC research findings at Khulna City Corporation. Credit: Khulna University

Meeting the Mayors of Dhaka and Khulna: New Hopes for Pragmatic Research

This blog was written Tanjil Sowgat and Shilpi Roy from Khulna University. The views expressed in…


Does building development in Dhaka comply with land use zoning? An analysis using nighttime light and digital building heights

Read journal article Download journal article Reference Rahman, M. M., Avtar, R., Ahmad, S.,…


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

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


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

Liveable Regional Cities in Bangladesh

This project, which was funded by SHLC’s Capacity Development Acceleration Fund, explores what…


Locals using boats for daily commute in Noapara, Bangladesh © Hanna Ruszczyk

I (Don’t) Want to Live Here! Exploring Perceptions of Liveability in Bangladesh

What makes people prefer one place over another? Liveability is a popular topic, but smaller cities…