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When Linda Melson gave a presentation at a FLWBC Conference about her remodeling of the house, she was mildly criticized by the then administrator for altering the design. That was unconscionable. Truth is, some of Melson's alterations improved the house, and none of them were an affront to the architecture. Keeping every house exactly as it was at its inception may work for house museums, but forcing that extent of worship upon private home owners is not realistic.
Wright himself noted in The Natural House the house’s need to evolve over time to adapt to the changing needs of its users. As long as the changes maintain the character of the original, necessary adaptation makes sense and keeps the house desirable as a place to live.
Not all Wright houses can or should be museums encased in amber.