Proptech Startup Focus
April 30, 2020
Slums are becoming a focal point of the Covid-19 outbreak
The coronavirus poses a special threat to these poor, dense, underserved communities.
August 13, 2018
Why are so many people being evicted from the slums of Nairobi?
Kefa M. Otiso
A legacy of colonialism.
April 11, 2018
This one chart shows the radical changes needed to achieve sustainable cities
Sarah Colenbrander and Ani Dasgupta
Bending the curve.
November 9, 2017
Podcast: Slum networking
Oooh, a guest host, exciting.
March 28, 2017
“Residents were woken by the sound of bulldozers”: in Lagos, gentrification can mean midnight demolition
Beware of the leopard.
Rio de Janeiro
August 3, 2016
Can Airbnb help Rio's poorest residents benefit from the Olympics?
June 24, 2016
“In 2014, over one million tourists visited a township, a favela, a barrio or a slum”: on the rise of slum tourism
June 8, 2016
Will Habitat III defend the “Right to the City”?
A new approach to human rights.
September 24, 2015
How can we improve living conditions in slums? Lessons from Bangkok, Lima and Ahmedabad
1bn people would like to know.
May 6, 2015
Are natural disasters like the Nepal earthquake the Achilles heel of “slum upgrading”?
Cost versus safety.
May 1, 2015
Indian cities are “decanting” slum-dwellers to new housing estates, miles from their jobs
Notes from urban India, part 1.
November 26, 2014
Mapping New York City's slums
The hidden city.
August 14, 2014
Could floating shipping containers help sort out the world’s slums?
Apps for cities.