Ar. Janaki Ajit Vaidya: Studioculus Pvt. Ltd.
Name: Ar. Janaki Ajit Vaidya
Business Name: Studioculus Pvt. Ltd.
Location: Mumbai and Kolhapur, India
Establishment (Year): 2019
Profession/ Specialty: Architect
Website : www.studioculus.in
Studioculus Pvt Ltd is a new age consultancy firm with a strong foundation of 16+ years of experience in the Architecture & Art industry.
In its professional practice, the prime intention is to provide value-adding solutions that gear up to be efficiently functional & beneficial to its users and stakeholders.
To provide sustainable solutions is the main motto of Studioculus since its first project. Focus is majorly on efficient use of energy, water and other natural resources, using of renewable energy, pollution and waste reduction measures, recycling, use of sustainable material, a design that enables adaptation to a changing environment.
There are a total of 14 enthusiastic and experienced professionals in her team spread across 3 branches at Mumbai, Pune and Kolhapur.
As an MD & Principal Architect, Janaki Vaidya (B. Arch, PGDEA, Environmental Architect) is managing a company from Kolhapur, Ar. Terence Yohannan (B. Arch, MSc.) is handling Mumbai Branch while Ar. Harsha (B. Arch.) is taking care of Pune branch operations. Mr Nagraj Naik (BFA) is handling painting & sculpture activities. All the shareholders are coming from different working backgrounds, but have a common thought process to provide value-added solutions. Apart from them, there are 10 more highly skilled professionals in her team who are taking care of designing, planning, 3D visualising, and graphics designing.
Unique Selling Proposition / Competitive Advantage:
There is no greater force than nature, we are just a small part of it. Architecture is about serving others through designing & building. After all, sustainability is the company’s calling and opportunity. One must educate EVERYONE about sustainability.
Challenges Faced During The Journey:
Challenges are many in terms of delivering concept understanding of sustainability in the real sense to the client with the planning and convincing them for the change in lifestyle and social development. As a solution, the company started with a prototype of their own and created an experience to understand, feel and amaze the clients with it which works on clients' approach towards spaces and life.
Advice For Women Entrepreneurs:
Mrs Janaki says that one shouldn't get upset by rejections as they are a part of one’s life. Job satisfaction is most important, money and success follow. One must work towards client satisfaction. Every satisfied client is your asset and they work as your brand ambassador.