“When ‘She Looks So Perfect’ was released there were people at home I knew who were texting me. They were saying they’d heard our record in a club, or a shopping mall. It’s funny, we’d supported One Direction on a whole arena tour and did all those headline shows but nobody outside our close friends said anything about it. Then when they saw us on TV they were like, ‘Oh…my…god!’”
Monogenis first became interested in architecture after witnessing the events of 9/11 and the housing boom that followed. Overnight, blocks were razed and converted to condominiums, often incongruous with their surroundings, which is reflected in his work.