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”

Book Review – Generations: Six Decades of the Art and Architecture of Herb Green

Herb Greene is an American architect, who studied under the Bruce Goff—a popular figure known for his ‘organic’ and... Read More

Lessons on Affordability from Germany and Austria

Vancouver’s City Council Vision Vancouver has implemented a number of creative ways to tackle the city’s affordability... Read More

Notes on West Coast Modernism—The Ray Residence

With the West Vancouver Museum 11th Annual West Coast Modern home tour just around the corner, on July 9th, reflecting on the... Read More

Book Review—Draw It: Tools, Techniques, and Methods

Author: Lynn Craig with Cary Perkins (ORO Editions, 2015) Draw It: Tools, Techniques, and Methods teaches the user how to draw... Read More

Re-Engaging Vancouver’s Waterfront

Vancouver is a beautiful city. Surrounded by the ocean, green mountains and parks, Vancouverites seem to thoroughly enjoy all its... Read More

Museum of Vancouver Launches Your Future Home: Creating The New Vancouver

Following last week’s Vancouver Debates #1 kick off event at the Museum of Vancouver, visitors where invited to the launch of... Read More

Sustainable Architecture Meets Science: The BC Cancer Research Centre

It is well known that environmentalism and sustainability are critical elements of local environmental groups and organizations, such... Read More

Book Review – So It Is: Vancouver

There are different ways to learn about your city. Its past. Its present. And its future. So it is: Vancouver is a collection of... Read More

Why I Design – Interactive and Engaging Design at Museum of Vancouver

  According to a study conducted by Hill Strategies, residents in British Columbia have higher than average participation rates in art... Read More