Bamboo house for Manila slums wins top prize in future cities contest
The modular housing, which can be manufactured in a week, captures rainwater and reduces heat gain
Why are cities so unaffordable? A crowdfunded film finds out
'Everywhere, residents feel they are being pushed out, and it's not just because of gentrification or inflation'
Hong Kong Christians, rights groups oppose 'irresponsible' land plan
"We believe we have a responsibility towards protecting the Earth and doing all we can to fight climate change"
From 'cardboard nannies' to 'fruit money': fast-paced Hong Kong slow to adapt to its elderly
With sky-high property prices and rising living costs, about a third of those aged above 65 are trapped in poverty
Murky water and rotten food: can Bamako flush its 'open-air toilet'?
"This dirty water flooding our city - it's poison"
Romans protest at eternal decline of Italian capital
A strike by rubbish collectors has left many trash cans overflowing, potholes riddle the roads, while the local transport system is in permanent crisis
Germany's housing crisis fuels black market for refugees
Activists are concerned that a shortage of housing in Germany is hindering refugee integration
As climate change batters U.S. cities, some discuss 'managed retreat'
Despite an increase in flash floods and mega-storms, experts say the U.S. federal government has no overarching plan to deal with the climate change crisis
New Hungary law bans rough sleepers, rights groups complain
The law empowers police to order homeless people to move into shelters
Poor mental health can be both a cause and consequence of homelessness
Data shows that four in 10 people who sleep rough need mental health support