We track four people on their journey.
A look at the history of France's black community
Informal builder Ricardo de Oliviera struggles with the government's plan for the future of Rio's Rocinha favela.
23 Sep 2014 16:30 GMT
Arts & Culture, Urbanisation, Latin America, Brazil, Slums
Architect Kunle Adeyemi sets out to solve the issues of flooding and overcrowding in Nigeria's waterside slums.
16 Sep 2014 15:08 GMT
Vo Trong Nghia attempts to return greenery to Vietnam's choking cities and design affordable homes for poor communities.
09 Sep 2014 13:27 GMT
Eyal Weizman explains architecture's key role in the Israeli occupation of Palestine and the evolution of urban warfare.
02 Sep 2014 07:29 GMT
Pakistani architect Yasmeen Lari uses local building techniques to rebuild villages in the flood-stricken Sindh region.
26 Aug 2014 08:21 GMT
Can Spanish self-build legend Santiago Cirugeda turn an abandoned factory into a vibrant cultural centre?
19 Aug 2014 08:49 GMT
Pakistan's first female architect is one of the most successful providers of disaster relief shelters in the world.
12 Aug 2014 14:55 GMT
Al Jazeera World follows the everyday lives of Aleppo residents living amid the ongoing conflict and destruction.
A look at the ancient roots of food and the unrest simmering over rising cost of staples before Egypt's 2011 uprising.
We investigate the sinister and mysterious murders of some of Uganda's leading Muslim clerics.
We travel to Chile to meet a group of young scientists determined to develop smart plant-based food to save the planet.
Science & Technology, Chile, Food
We follow the journey of a plastic bottle to find out what it takes to truly recycle the product creating zero waste.
Science & Technology, US & Canada, Environment
A couple working to protect LA communities from gang violence is caught in the crossfire of the US war on gangs.
Politics, Gang violence, US
South Koreans drink twice as much liquor as Russians, but is this national obsession with alcohol reversible?
Health, Asia, South Korea