bottom-up architecture + urban change

I'm currently working on my Master's thesis in Architecture at Aalto University, Helsinki. My work focuses on designing for those without a voice in Phnom Penh. This is a collection of tidbits I come across during my research and trip to Cambodia.

Land grabbing, this time in Uganda.

"A report by Oxfam, published last month, identified 227m hectares (561m acres) of land – an area the size of north-west Europe – as having being reportedly sold, leased or licensed, largely in Africa and mostly to international investors in thousands of secretive deals since 2001.” - The Guardian