“One of the great strengths of the L.A. School and hetero-architecture in general is its ability to work with and against the existing context at the same time. Virtually all the best work of Morphosis, Israel, Moss, Saee and company is a conversion – typically of a warehouse. Some architects are at their best with an impossible site and an existing structure to modify…”
Jencks, Charles. Heteropolis: Los Angeles, the Riots and the Strange Beauty of Hetero-architecture. London: Academy Editions, 1993. Print.