in 1997 lifestyles invited hugh newell jacobsen & five different well known architects gn apartments for a unadorned dream-area collection it used to be publishing. the plans have been offered for only $500 & were available any person who wished build just one of the houses. lou and amy weiss house owners of weisslines a unadorned industrial ground and furniture consultant work purchased a suite of the jacobsen plans in 2006. a couple of years in advance the pittsburgh residents had acquired a unadorned four -acre lot a er brownfield slag dump close the place they both grew up; it is there that they built their dream house.
the couple tapped the help of architect herb seigle of seigle solow tours , universal gn , green building , my. adapting $500 house plans in pittsburgh leads deliberate platinum leed certification and better accessibility for just one of the house owners.