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Focus Area 6
Bangladesh: Megacity Dhaka & Nexus of Land + Water + Food

Using the nexus of land, water, and food, this new research stream focuses on spatial planning and built environmental issues in Bangladesh, concentrating on megacity Dhaka, the capital city. In particular, it examines informal settlements within the context of Dhaka’s urban morphology, regional growth pattern, and blue and green infrastructure.

Relevant Ongoing Projects:

  • Questioning Neoliberal Urban Policy in Megacity Dhaka: A Path Toward Just Sustainability

  • Zeroing-in on Future Growth Centers of Megacity Dhaka: Development of a Blue-Green Network

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