Rowan Moore points out Interrobang as rising star of 2017
January 6, 2017 - 17:01 2419 Submitted by WA Contents
Much of the time, talented young architects are viewed in a particular way – diverting, promising but not really grown up, not to be entrusted with projects of any consequence. Young engineers are treated more seriously, but are assumed to have no creative spark.
It is to escape such perceptions, and the limitations they set, that Maria Smith, architect, and Steve Webb and Andy Yates, engineers, have set up Interrobang, a practice dedicated to “hybrid” and “anti-specialist” thinking. An interrobang, if you didn’t know, is a fusion of an exclamation point and a question mark. “It suggests adventure and questioning,” says Smith......Continue Reading
Top image: Maria Smith, Steve Webb and Andy Yates of Interrobang. Image by Antonio Olmos for the Observer
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