Revitalizing the village of Clarksburg in rural Ohio
The following comprehensive project explores the potential for a contemporary small, rural village to become an active, safe, and desirable place to live, visit, and explore. Clarksburg, Ohio provides an ideal remote village site for a positive community transformation to occur through a design process. The research findings reveal effective greenway connections to rural communities, successful village design elements, outdoor centralized activity and recreational spaces that enhance a sense of community, winter park opportunities, and design inspiration from the Ohio Hopewell Native Americans. Overall, the findings uncover a clear design solution for enhancing Clarksburg, Ohio.