Matthew Niederhauser

Matthew Niederhauser is an artist, photojournalist, and cinematographer. He is a cofounder of The Megacity Initiative, along with John Fitzgerald, and a visiting scholar at the MIT Center for Advanced Urbanism.

How Rio's Museum of Tomorrow Complicates the City's Present

Santiago Calatrava’s dramatic design sets new standards for sustainable architecture. But it is also a massive symbol of deepening socioeconomic divides.

Inside São Paulo's Radical Fight for Affordable Housing

Brazil’s Homeless Workers’ Movement stages occupations against rising corruption and inequality in South America’s biggest city.

Rio's Olympic Inequality Problem, in Pictures

Those in greatest need of basic amenities are nowhere near the biggest infrastructure investments happening in preparation for the 2016 Games.

A Drone Tour of Mumbai's Largest Bedroom Community

Navi Mumbai was supposed to be a fully functioning satellite city, but in practice it’s more like suburban sprawl.

What's at Stake in the Fight Over the Mumbai Waterfront

In a megacity in desperate need of better planning, activists are calling for a more sustainable future for the Mumbai Port.

A Mumbai Slum's Cultural Moment

With its second annual Biennale, Dharavi finds itself being taken seriously as an arts destination.