As the Millers grew older and found it more difficult to navigate the conversation pit’s stairs and low seating, they asked Kevin Roche to propose changes. His solution included a banister and cushions with a larger profile.
Read IMA textile conservator Amanda Holden’s recent blog post about the IMA’s interpretation of the pit and the changes the Millers made to it.
Conversation Center drawing by Kevin Roche, John Dinkeloo and Associates, 3 January 1995, FF 68, Miller House and Garden Collection, IMA Archives, Indianapolis Museum of Art, Indianapolis, Indiana. (MHG_IIIc_FF68)