About The Arsh Group

Founded in 1997, The Arsh Group Inc. is a professional collaborative led by the principal, Taghi Arshami, AICP, ASLA. Based in Merrillville, Indiana, a community in northwest Indiana and part of the Chicago Metropolitan area, the firm work throughout the Midwestern United States. The firm has built a varied body of work ranging from urban planning to affordable housing, mixed use, civic, and not-for- profit projects. The Arsh Group’s collaborative approach extends to its successful use of client and community workshops in the planning and design process. The work of the office is noted for its understanding of place, its authenticity, and its inventive optimism.

Our People

The Arsh Group consists of a diverse group of practitioners with substantial experience in planning, development, and design. Our associates work and live as planners, landscape architects, architects, designers and artists.

Why Choose Us

We see the big picture
We bring to every project an array of services that supports our plans. In our work – from complex urban design to simple neighborhood plans – we balance competing interests with our knowledge, skills and experience to enhance community’s long-term vision and interests.

We are passionate about our work
We strive for excellence in our designs. We really care deeply about what we do. You can see it in our work, feel it in our products, and hear it from our clients. We always seek deeper meaning in our work to benefit our clients.

We are thorough
Our deep planning roots and our orientation toward comprehensiveness fosters complete assessment of the issues and values for our clients.

We encourage creativity
We believe in creative abilities of our people. We encourage them to think out of the box.