What makes a city? What are the different conditions of life and living that we describe as urban? While cities have for long been important locations for human settlement, their meanings and powers have constantly been refigured across time and space. According to the United Nations, ninety percent of all future urban growth will take place in cities of Asia and Africa. How will emerging practices of urbanism in these locations challenge and refigure the ways in which we imagine, make and inhabit cities?