Kigali, Rwanda. A wide view looking down on the city centre with Pension Plaza in the foreground. Credit: Shutterstock, Jennifer Sophie.

Kigali: the rapid urban growth and neighbourhood dynamics of a prosperous city

This study analyses the spatial expansion of Kigali city, the neighbourhood patterns and key urban…


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…


Huye, Rwanda. Credit: University of Rwanda

Huye: socio-spatial dynamics and neighbourhood patterns in a small city

This study analyses the spatial expansion of Huye city, Rwanda, the resulting neighbourhoods and…


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…


Madurai: a shrinking and segregated city

This study examines the internal structure of Madurai city, India, maps the neighbourhoods that…


Delhi: a city of diversity and disparity

This study analyses the internal structure of the National Capital Territory Delhi (NCTD), India.…


Cape Town: a city still divided by race and class

This research analyses how the urban form and internal structure of the city of Cape Town, South…


COVID-19 emergency response activities, Madartek, Basabo, Dhaka. Credit: UN-Women

Contextualizing the COVID-19 pandemic’s impact on food security in two small cities in Bangladesh

Read journal article Download journal article Reference Ruszczyk H.A., Rahman M.F., Bracken…


Noapara Storytelling Workshops. Credit: Jinia Nowrin

Ethics as negotiated and emergent in a study of liveability in small cities

Download journal article Reference Halligey A, Ahmed. I., Rahman, M.F., Ruszczyk, H.A., and…


A billboard in Cape Town, South Africa calls on South Africans to

The Uneven Geography of the COVID-19 Crisis: South Africa

This research was published by Ivan Turok and Justin Visagie from the Human Sciences Research…