Rieth Village in the Media
Building Materials Used
Recycled Concrete (Keystone Concrete, Churubusco, IN. (260) 693-2163)
USGBC & LEED
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_____________. The Not So Big House: A Blueprint for the Way We Really Live. Newtown, CT: Taunton Press, 2001.
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