unplanned urbanisation

East Jurain: Saga of a manmade mess

Ward 53 of Dhaka South City Corporation (DSCC) covers most parts of East Jurain’s Muradpur area. According to the 2011 census, more than 27,000 people live in this ward which, according to them, has become probably the worst place to live in Dhaka.

Goodbye master planning - Hello bottom-up urbanism

Cities are by nature messy. Unless they are Brasilia, Chandigarh or Myanmar's gaudy new capital Naypyidaw, cities grow organically...

High risk for buildings built with high-weight bricks: Expert

The buildings constructed with high-weight bricks are highly vulnerable to earthquake, says a seismic expert here on Sunday.

May 9, 2022
May 9, 2022

East Jurain: Saga of a manmade mess

Ward 53 of Dhaka South City Corporation (DSCC) covers most parts of East Jurain’s Muradpur area. According to the 2011 census, more than 27,000 people live in this ward which, according to them, has become probably the worst place to live in Dhaka.

January 29, 2016
January 29, 2016

Goodbye master planning - Hello bottom-up urbanism

Cities are by nature messy. Unless they are Brasilia, Chandigarh or Myanmar's gaudy new capital Naypyidaw, cities grow organically...

September 20, 2015
September 20, 2015

High risk for buildings built with high-weight bricks: Expert

The buildings constructed with high-weight bricks are highly vulnerable to earthquake, says a seismic expert here on Sunday.