Ar. Venugopal Madduri- Founder of Venugopal & Associates
Great Companies: Please tell me something about the business and how did you come up with such an idea?
Ar. Venugopal Madduri: During my masters in urban design from SPA, Delhi i came to Udaipur for the first time for my thesis and spent much time in exploring architectural processes, cultural background and traditional-essence influenced me to stay here for practicing. That's why i would rather say forming VGA Venugopal & Associates was inevitable for me in a decisive manner.
Great Companies: What are the various services and products provided by your company?
Ar. Venugopal Madduri: Despite being an architect & urban designer we provide consultancy as architectural, interior designing, landscaping, mechanical, electrical, plumbing, product designing solution across the world. We are specialize and being recognized specially for hospitality & high-end residences with high quality design & values.
Great Companies: Why should one choose you over others in this field?
Ar. Venugopal Madduri: VGA has built many urban & high value architectural projects which acted as great force with implications in country as well as internationally. We provide design solutions wih respect to socio-economic factors & behavioral patterns as well as requirements of clients with maintaining the essence of country's rich architectural culture and values. We keep balance in traditional elements fusing with modern techniques & logic of design.
Great Companies: What are the struggles and challenges you face?
Ar. Venugopal Madduri: Challenges and struggles always teaches us and allow us to think globally. There is always a gap between design & technology, which is we need to connect the bridge. We have to learn techniques, materials, methodologies, software & technology changing or upgrading every day. Obstinacy of clients, Conservative thinking & ignorance creates hurdles for creating new things which sometimes end up with criticism. Innovating things regularly becomes pretty challenging. Nowadays Plagiarism has become biggest struggle for designers.
Great Companies: What do you think are the few main things which are most important for a
Ar. Venugopal Madduri: An architect must have two major qualities in his/her life. One should have necessary talent most importantly grounded vision on skills that should be developing for future challenges. The second is obstinacy towards your work leads to a successful practice and better insight.