About the Author
Wendy W Fok is the creative director/ founder of WE DESIGNS, which provides creative strategies for the built environment, as well as Resilient Modular Systems, a socially missioned venture and public-benefit corporation that focuses on innovative modular components using hybridised composite materials for the building industry. Her awards include the Autodesk® Pier 9 AiR (2016), Young CAADRIA Award (2015), Digital Kluge Fellowship awarded by the Library of Congress (2014- 15), the Art Directors Club of New York's ADC Young Guns 11 Award (2013), and the American Institute of Architects (AIA) Dallas 'Express Yourself' Women in Architecture Award (2013). She has a Master of Architecture from Princeton University, and a Bachelor of Arts in Architecture from Barnard College, Columbia University. She is an Assistant Professor of Integrated Design at Parsons, and completed her Doctor of Design at the Harvard GSD. Her doctoral research investigates computational innovation, the ethical/equitable application of technical methods of digital fabrication, and issues of intellectual property law within ownership and authorship property rights for the built environment.