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Dhaka in a development vs slum rights debate

Imagine a community of 200,000. Convivial, walkable, six times the density of Manhattan but with a smaller ecological footprint. It provides low-cost services and affordable housing mixed with productive uses such as recycling, farming and trading. It’s a city within a city. But the streets aren’t wide enough to allow cars. The houses seem makeshift […]

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