• Best Article Prize

    We have selected the 2022 IJURR Best Article prizewinner ‘The Practice of Informality: Hustling, Anticipating and Refusing in the Postindustrial City’ by Tali Ziv, along with a second highly commended paper by Asa Roast.
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    Six essays discussing the urban politics of extreme heat in urban South Asia
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Detail from a photo of Neighbourhood Unit No. 1, a housing complex built in the 1960s
in Luanda and a precursor to the city blocks characteristic of the Angolan capital’s
recent oil-backed expansion (Arquivo Fernão L. Simões de Carvalho, available at


Detail from a drawing of the
metabolism of the Brussels urban ecosystem (Fonds Paul Duvigneaud, CIVA Collections,

Mounds of Mumbai’s waste, piled high in the Deonar dump site located in the
vicinity of Rafi que Nagar, tower above the repaired boundary wall (photo by Avinash,
March 2017)