Through this research, we will examine the industrial transformation in Bangalore, a megacity with a substantial services-based economy.
Our research aims to identify key elements that would be essential for characterizing, managing and triggering sustainable energy transitions in Bangalore.
We will develop a method for downscaling ward level Census data, and, in combination with other datasets, will analyse spatial inequalities across Bengaluru, especially related to water.
Building on the findings of ACC’s Sustainable Human Settlements CityLab, we will focus on the key, interconnected city-wide and state-led drivers of human settlements development.
This project will assess the dynamics of SDG localization in the City of Cape Town to gain a better understanding of the challenges and opportunities for SDG implementation at the subnational level.
This project aims to examine how the City of Cape Town has historically and is today acknowledging, conceptualising, filtering and prioritising MSM HIV imperatives
We will evaluate the need and readiness for incorporating health considerations into settlement policy to mitigate health risks of inadequate housing.
We will examine the history of national-scale urban reform efforts in South Africa from the start of the twentieth century to the present, focusing on planning, fiscal and health interventions.
We will put forward a new theoretical framework to study the development of mega-city regions and metropolitan areas under the recent national strategy of new-type urbanization and rural vitalization.