Who We Are

Arcus Design Group provides architecture, interior design, and planning services. Since 1987, we have been committed to high quality design and service-driven value. From project conception to construction completion, Arcus offers a collaborative approach and full-service capabilities to ensure continuity of design and attention to detail. Environmental responsibility manifests itself in our projects and practice.

Arcus Design Group
Carl E. Holden

Carl E. Holden

AIA, LEED® AP

Carl's technology-oriented project experience has helped start-ups and established leaders in the pharma, biotech, and medical device industries design and build with strategic success. Carl analyzes and organizes projects to extract their essence, offering focus and prioritization for meaningful, long-term efficiency. Carl holds a B.S. in Architecture from the Pennsylvania State University and is a member of the AIA, National Council of Architectural Registration Boards, and International Society of Pharmaceutical Engineers. He volunteers as a technical advisor with Good Works and sits on the advisory board of the Garrett-Williamson Foundation.

Contact Carl: cholden@arcusdg.com

Christian H. McQuail

Christian H. McQuail

AIA, LEED® AP

Chris balances management acumen with comprehensive design experience to benefit Arcus and its clients. He excels in project management, and has the vision and patience to see large-scale and complex projects from initial planning to final construction. His longstanding passion for nature encourages a sense of environmental stewardship and responsive design. Chris holds a B.S. in Architecture from the Pennsylvania State University and is a member of the AIA, International Code Council, Exton Chamber of Commerce, Chester County Chamber of Business and Industry, and the PA Uniform Construction Code Review & Advisory Council.

Contact Chris: cmcquail@arcusdg.com

Jeffrey G. Balch

Jeffrey G. Balch

AIA, LEED® AP

Focusing on interiors and planning work has brought Jeff into emerging markets in corporate, healthcare, and technology industries. He puts clients and consultants at ease with his open communication style and emphasis on collaborative design. Jeff's omnipresent concern for constructability means his projects are both well-designed and well-built. Jeff holds a B.S. in Architecture from the Pennsylvania State University and is a member of the AIA and the Chester County International Building Codes Variance Review Board. He is an active supporter and volunteer with Young Life of Chester County.

Contact Jeffrey: jbalch@arcusdg.com

Paul J. Salvaggio

Paul J. Salvaggio

AIA, LEED® AP

As principal in charge of residential work, Paul brings creativity, levity, and a sense of humor to his colleagues and clients. Paul can sketch and write upside down – so those sitting across a table can read – and his ability to build trust and camaraderie quickly is aligned with the deeply-personal nature of residential design. Paul holds a B.Arch and B.S. in Architecture from the Pennsylvania State University and is a member of the AIA, National Council of Architectural Registration Boards, Homebuilders Association of Chester and Delaware Counties, Avalon (NJ) Chamber of Commerce. He is also an adjunct professor at Drexel University.

Contact Paul: psalvaggio@arcusdg.com