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…


Manila City Isetann - Recto Area. Credit: Rhay Daniel R. Racoma.

Manila: understanding neighbourhoods for a more sustainable city

This study seeks to understand the internal structure of the City of Manila – a highly urbanised…


Batangas City (the Philippines), front of city hall. Credit: Rhay Daniel R. Racoma, Centre for Neighbourhood Studies

Batangas: neighbourhood patterns

To understand the interrelationship between sustainability, education and health in an urban…


Keeping distance before entering the public market, Philippines. Credit - ILO Asia-Pacific.

A Forum on Neighbourhood Governance During the COVID-19 Pandemic: Batangas City

This article, which was originally published by the University of the Philippines Resilience…


Implementing a Rapid Emergency Supplies Provision (RESP) Assistance to Design a Sustainable Solution for COVID-19 Impact Areas in the National Capital Region, Through a Public Private Collaboration

Filipino Neighbourhoods in Quarantine: A Forum on Neighborhood Governance during the COVID-19 Pandemic

This article, which was originally published by the University of the Philippines Resilience…


Jaime Cardinal Sin Village, Santa Ana, Manila, Philippines. Credit: Gail Wilson, University of Glasgow

Making ‘CeNS’ of Filipino Neighbourhoods

A new research centre dedicated to the science of neighbourhood studies has been launched by…


How to Refresh South Africa’s Jaded Democracy

This article is written by Ivan Turok and Andreas Scheba and was originally published by South…