Founding Principal

Wendy Gilmartin is a licensed architect and writer living and building in Los Angeles. Wendy is the Los Angeles partner at FAR frohn&rojas, with offices in Los Angeles, Berlin and Santiago, Chile. She is a fourth-generation Angelino, with a family lineage of building in southern California. She’s helped realize notable public and private design projects in the region including Grand Park in downtown Los Angeles, Elephant Gallery in Glassell Park, Nobu Malibu, and an artists’ retirement community at the edge of the Salton Sea.

She holds an MArch degree from Rice University and is a visiting lecturer at California Polytechnic State University, Pomona. Wendy also sits on the Board of Directors for the Los Angeles Forum for Architecture and Urban Design

A product of the California public school system, Wendy was born in Arcadia and has lived in Venice, Pasadena, West Hollywood, Hancock Park, Highland Park, Park La Brea, Century City, as well as Paris, France and Houston, Texas. 

Wendy's writing has been published in The Los Angeles TimesLAWeekly, Landscape Architecture Magazine, The Houston PressCoagula art JournalGlasstire Visual Art & ReviewThe Dallas Observer, KCET's ARTBOUNDThe Architect's Newspaper and in the recently -published books Latitudes: An Angeleno’s Atlas (Heyday Publishers) and Best Practices (No Style Press).

Team Members (present and past)

Shania Williams, Marc Rudy, Dariush Damian, Steven Chodoriwsky