Briefing of Urban Ideas is a weekly newsletter that offers a glimpse to
what’s happening in our cities, why it matters, and what it might mean.

It also includes updates on Prize of Urban Ideas, and more.
First issue out in June 2021.


Briefing of Urban Ideas is written by urbanist and writer, Adib Jalal. He has spent more than 10 years exploring the built environment as a designer, educator, curator, festival director, facilitator, and consultant. Mostly, his work involves building connections between people and place, and breaking down complex urban issues for discussion and action. He is the co-founder of Shophouse & Co, recognised by PlacemakingX as a Thought Leader, a World Cities Summit Young Leader, and currently a panel Member of Heritage Advisory Panel (NHB).