A new SHLC paper on mental health calls for a shift towards a place- and context-specific neighbourhoods approach for policymaking

New Publication In Cities and Health  Neighbourhoods in southern cities primely undergo…


The Studio ‘IV’ Module – Kigali, Rwanda

Lead Applicant Dr Josephine Malonza Mwongeli Overview The project was part of an Architectural…


City Report: Neighbourhood Characteristics and Inequality in the City of Kigali

Overview This report presents the city of Kigali’s neighbourhood characteristics and…


India: Handbook of Urban Statistics 2022

Overview SHLC India team at the National Institute of Urban Affairs has published a…


The Urban Century: Trends and Patterns of Urbanisation in Asia and Africa

Overview The dawn of the twenty-first century unfolded with the world entering the…


Central Business District, Johannesburg, South Africa

City Report: Neighbourhood Characteristics and Inequality in the City of Johannesburg

Overview The School of Governance at the University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg…


City Report: Neighbourhood Matters in Cape Town

Overview There is mounting evidence from around the world that people’s local…


City occupied: A neighbourhood-based comparison of informal land occupations in Bogota, Cape Town and Sao Paulo

City occupied: A neighbourhood-based comparison of informal land occupations in Bogota, Cape Town…


Planning for Post-Conflict Cities: VR for Urban Planning and Research towards Building Back a Sustainable, Healthy, and Learning Marawi City

Planning for Post-Conflict Cities: VR for Urban Planning and Research towards Building Back a…


Between rural and urban: action research in peripheral areas of El Alto de La Paz, Bolivia

Between rural and urban: action research in peripheral areas of El Alto de La Paz, Bolivia Lead…