Find out what statistics the population of the country, city, district on The discipline emerged as a result of the overlapping works of three groups of people: architects, public health professionals and social workers. Should footpaths be covered or arcaded, so that people can use them in all seasons, during the monsoon and scorching summer?

Creating a true pedestrian culture would require no less a behavioural revolution. How do we minimise the risks of such disease hotspots at high-density public transportation, markets, workplaces, schools and entertainment venues? Is the unsanitary public toilet a design problem or a behavioural problem? km (68,212/sq mile) and its population only numbers in thousands.

What will it take for us to reimagine Dhaka as a South Asian Amsterdam? He teaches in Washington, DC, and serves as Executive Director of the Centre for Inclusive Architecture and Urbanism at BRAC University. He can be reached at, Grameenphone:Type START BR and send SMS it to 22222, Robi:Type START BR and send SMS it to 2222, Banglalink:Type START BR and send SMS it to 2225, “In a poverty-stricken, ultra-congested slum, social distancing could be a cruel joke”.
And how can we employ urban design to mitigate economic, social and racial injustices that the coronavirus crisis has both revealed and augmented? IMF report on Bangladesh surpassing India’s per capita GDP: What does it reveal? While Bangladesh has managed to achieve one of the world’s most rapid declines in infant mortality rates. Speaking of kacha bazars, we all know how important they are in our cities as "informal" marketplaces that serve as community junctions where local people buy fish, meat, spices or vegetables at affordable prices. What kind of urban lifestyles can city design foster that would reduce pre-existing health conditions of vulnerable people? Being healthy means not having preexisting health conditions, thereby reducing people's vulnerabilities during the pandemic.
Based on data from the CIA World Fact Book, Bangladesh has one of the highest population densities amongst larger countries with 1,237 people per square kilometer.

This contributes further to the cycle of poverty. When public health is understood as a collective social contract, hospitals, urban trees, playfields, footpaths, clean rivers and kacha bazars can all be considered public health amenities. In a poverty-stricken, ultra-congested slum, social distancing could be a cruel joke. Would toilet hygiene in our country require a cultural revolution? But is that enough? However, this number has dropped exponentially since the 1960s when almost 94% of the country’s population lived in rural areas. How do we achieve quality public health through city design? The efforts of these groups ushered in the idea of comprehensive urban planning, powered by a universal sense of moral economy. Population density is midyear population divided by land area in square kilometers. While much of the population still lives in rural areas, the mega-city of Dhaka has a huge population of over 19.5 million people and a population density of 23,234 people per square kilometer. For example, social distancing can present a very different set of urban meanings and public receptions in different cities. The wet markets are not a problem of developing countries alone. Children make up almost 40% of the country’s population. Yet, there are shared experiences that could be instructive for cities across regions, economic geographies and cultures. It is important to ensure, moving forward, that the 2020 batch does not face any discrimination or undue hardship in the university entrance scenario or the job market. As much as they serve the public interest, they could also be air- and water-borne virus factories. How do we reimagine the relationship between cities and nature as a way to make cities greener and healthier?

The birth of urban planning was tied to the growing awareness of sanitation as the foundation of public health around the turn of the 20th century.