Ulduz Maschaykh is an art/urban historian with an interest in architecture, design and the impact of cities on people’s lives. Through her international studies in Bonn (Germany), Vancouver (Canada) and Auckland (New Zealand) she has gained a diverse and intercultural understanding of cultures and cities. She is the author of the book, “The Changing Image of Affordable Housing – Design, Gentrification and Community in Canada and Europe”

All about Housing: A Small Housing BC Summit and Housing Central Conference Summary

Affordable Housing has been a hot and heavy topic in Vancouver for over a decade. Between 2006 to 2016 the price of detached houses... Read More

The Changing Role of Architects in Canada – Lively Discussions at POP // CAN // CRIT 2018

The third Pop Can Crit architecture symposium, titled The Business of Architecture in Canada looked at the synergy between... Read More

Book Review – Preserving Our Heritage: Perspectives from Antiquity to the Digital Age

Author: Michele Valerie Cloonan (Facet Publishing, 2014) Preserving Our Heritage: Perspectives from Antiquity to the Digital Age takes... Read More

Lore Krill – A Tale of Two Co-operative Housing Projects

Housing co-ops can encompass the closest form to a successful and authentic mixed-income concept. Co-ops allow the creation of high... Read More

Book Review – Sustenance: Writers from BC and Beyond on the Subject of Food

Editor: Rachel Rose (Anvil Press, 2017) Sustenance, edited by Poet Laureate of Vancouver Rachel Rose is a compilation of 231 short... Read More

Vancouver’s Chinatown: The Dichotomy of Past and Present – Part 2

This is the second part of Spacing Vancouver’s Ulduz Maschaykh interview with prominent Real Estate Marketer and Art Collector... Read More

Vancouver’s Chinatown: The Dichotomy of Past and Present – Part 1

Vancouver’s Chinatown is one of the city’s oldest neighbourhoods. Initially it developed as a segregated enclave along Carrall... Read More

Book Review – Courtyard Housing for Health and Happiness: Architectural Multiculturalism in North America

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Third Wave Coffee—How Vancouver is celebrating its Coffee Culture at the Beanstock Festival

Since the emergence of coffee chains starting with Starbucks, coffee has become more than a consumer product; it has developed into a... Read More

How The City of Vienna Handles Affordable Housing and Inclusivity

Vienna is an internationally renowned city, attractive to employees from the high-tech industry who obtain a Quick Fix for sale... Read More