September 12, 2014 /
Recent legislation in Turkey allows for new methods of urban transformation—and government intervention—in Istanbul's housing development.
September 11, 2014 /
Just one family of thousands forced to flee Syria after the eruption of war, the Koksals illustrate the tremendous hardships and complexities of the refugee population in Turkey.
September 11, 2014
Boston University student fellow Selin Thomas documents people on the margins as she tells stories of the Syrian conflict.
September 10, 2014 /
Neglect and denial. According to Russian public health activists that's the Russian government’s strategy for tackling the challenge of HIV.
September 5, 2014 /
The Başıbüyük neighborhood in Istanbul offers two extremes of housing: shining new highrises and the rapidly disappearing squatter settlements of a previous generation.
September 3, 2014
In the fight against AIDS marginalized communities are still being left behind. Business as usual will not end the epidemic.
August 29, 2014
We can now envision a post-AIDS world, but marginalized communities are still being left behind. In the global fight against AIDS, business as usual will not end the epidemic.
August 27, 2014
Few world cities match the speed of Istanbul’s urban transformation. As new mass housing projects, business districts and suspended bridges dot the city’s horizon, the urban poor are being displaced.
August 27, 2014 /
The squatter settlements known as "Gecekondu" are quickly disappearing in Istanbul, a city that is being transformed through government intervention, historic renewal, and mass housing projects.
August 27, 2014
Explore Russia's nearly 300 single industry monotowns with a new interactive map.