Discipline: Architecture – design

Wendy W Fok

Discipline: Architecture – design
Region: Los Angeles, CA
MacDowell Fellowships: 2022

Wendy W Fok works in architectural design, and is the design manager and creative technologist at WE-DESIGNS. They completed the doctor of design program, a leading doctoral program focused on rigorous and intensive design research, at Harvard Graduate School of Design and volunteer as a teaching fellow at Harvard Law School. Additionally, they have a M.Arch. and certification in urban policy/planning at Princeton, and B.A. in architecture from Barnard College.

They authored a chapter in Data, Matter, Design - Strategies in Computational Design (Routledge, 2021) titled "Bio-Data Matter of New York City” that showcased their expertise in their field. They were also the co-editor of the AD journal, Digital Property: Open Source Architecture (Wiley, 2017).

Currently, Fok is working on research exploring issues of digital property and data infrastructure in architecture and “the built environment.” Fok ambitiously aims to challenge the future of work in retail, urban living, consumption, digital and real property, creative entrepreneurship, and technology-driven and innovative business models.

Portrait by Remy Holwick



Wendy W Fok worked in the Adams studio.

Given to the MacDowell Association by Margaret Adams of Chicago, the half-timbered, stuccoed Adams Studio was designed by MacDowell Fellow and architect F. Tolles Chamberlin ca. 1914. Chamberlin was primarily a painter, but also provided designs for the Lodge and an early renovation of the main hall. The studio’s structural integrity was restored during a thorough renovation in…

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