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”

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

New Welcome Centre: A Potential Poster-Child for Housing Refugees

According to the Immigrant Services Society of British Columbia (ISSBC), between 2009 and 2013, a total 8,319 refugees arrived in... Read More

Inclusive Cities: A Tale of Two Revitalization Projects

For cities to be healthy and happy, researchers have increasingly emphasized the importance of implementing inclusive cities –... Read More