Vaastushilp: Committed to Pushing the Boundaries of Architectural Designing


Beyond just an interior design company, Vaastushilp is a mission-driven collective of passionate architects and designers dedicated to crafting spaces that elevate your lifestyle and contribute to a better world. According to the Principal Architect, Krishan Maurya, their team, brimming with youthful energy and creativity, prioritizes building strong, professional relationships with their clients.

Krishan furthers, “At the heart of our design philosophy lies a commitment to international environmental standards and sustainability. We believe in creating luxurious spaces that are mindful of their impact on the planet, utilizing innovative and flexible approaches to minimize environmental footprints.”

This unwavering focus on sustainability doesn’t come at the expense of modern luxuries. At Vaastushilp, Krishan and his team understand your desire for comfort and convenience, and their design solutions seamlessly integrate these elements without compromising on their environmental values.

The Arch of the Sculpt 

Whether you envision a modern masterpiece or a cozy haven, Vaastushilp can translate your dreams into reality, leaving you with a space that inspires and empowers you. The team believes that design has the power to transform lives, and they strive to create spaces that not only look stunning but also feel truly home.

Reflecting on his journey, Krishan says it began with a passion for design and architecture and the desire to create spaces that looked beautiful and functioned seamlessly. The guidance and encouragement of our mentors in architecture school ignited our passion for this field and instilled in them a commitment to excellence in design. Great design can enhance productivity, comfort, and overall happiness.

It’s a field where creativity knows no bounds, and the continuous advancements in materials, technology, and sustainable practices presented an exciting challenge that team Vaastushilp was eager to embrace. “We remain committed to pushing the boundaries of design and continue to evolve as a firm to create spaces that not only meet but exceed our clients’ expectations,” adds Krishan.

The following are pillars of Vaastushilp’s guiding philosophy –

  • Client-Centric Approachis prioritized—open and transparent communication to ensure that the team exceed clients’ expectations.
  • Innovation and Creativityare ensured. They stay updated with the latest trends, materials, and technologies to ensure their designs are aesthetically pleasing and technologically advanced.
  • The attention to detail sets us apart in creating interior spaces that are not only beautiful but also highly functional.”
  • Dedication to Quality and Craftsmanshipguarantees that their projects are built to last.

Further, Vaastushilp’s USPs include

  • Innovative Design Philosophy:Due to its innovative design philosophy, the firm has always been at the forefront of interior design and building landscapes.
  • Tailored Solutions:The team tailors their designs to meet their clients’ specific needs and preferences.
  • Cutting-Edge Technology:Their use of technology enhances the design process and aids in cost-effective and efficient project management. This includes 3D modelling, virtual reality (VR) walkthroughs, and sustainable building techniques.
  • Experienced and Diverse Team:The team’s collective expertise allows them to tackle various projects, from small-scale residential designs to large commercial complexes.
  • Client Satisfaction:They emphasise clear communication, timeliness, and budget adherence.

Mutual Logic of Tenacity

Shedding light on his leadership approach, Krishan says he believes in a shared sense of purpose, inspires the team and aligns everyone toward a common goal. He works alongside his team, demonstrating the same commitment, work ethic, and passion. He empowers them by giving them autonomy and responsibility in their areas of expertise. This sense of ownership motivates team members to excel and take pride in their work.

Krishan maintains an open-door policy, encouraging team members to share their ideas, concerns, and feedback. Regular team meetings and one-on-one discussions help to keep everyone informed and engaged.

Providing opportunities for skill development and mentoring. A well-trained and motivated team is more likely to produce outstanding results.

He facilitates cross-functional collaboration, ensuring that architects, designers, engineers, and other professionals collaborate seamlessly to deliver holistic, integrated solutions.

On the tech front, Krishan says they leverage VR and AR technologies to provide their clients with immersive and interactive design experiences. This allows them to ‘walk through’ their projects before construction begins. “We are dedicated to incorporating sustainable and smart building technologies, including energy-efficient HVAC systems, smart lighting, and renewable energy sources.” Vaastushilp’s designs also incorporate devices that enable building automation and enhance user comfort.

Cloud-Based Project Management enables real-time communication and document sharing among the team members and clients, regardless of their physical location. This ensures efficient project management and reduces delays.

Celebrating Work and Life Together

Further, the firm has a mentorship program where experienced architects work closely with junior staff. This provides guidance and support. Krishan adds, “We conduct regular performance reviews to provide constructive feedback and recognize achievements. We value work-life balance and ensure employees have flexible schedules and adequate time off.” He makes it a point to celebrate the achievements and milestones of his team members. Recognizing and rewarding their hard work and dedication boosts morale and reinforces their shared values.

According to Krishan, the initial challenge was designing and constructing a cutting-edge office space for a prominent tech company despite multiple constraints. The site was densely populated, and zoning regulations were particularly stringent. “Additionally, we had to work within a limited timeframe and budget. Our team tackled these obstacles with determination and creativity.” Here’s how they triumphed over these challenges:

*Innovative Zoning Solutions: They extensively negotiated with local authorities to secure the necessary permits and exemptions. They presented a compelling case that demonstrated how the project would benefit the tech company and enhance the local community by creating jobs and investing in the neighbourhood.

*Efficient Space Utilization: Given the limited space available, they maximized the use of every square foot. Team Vaastushilp employed innovative space-saving design techniques, such as open floor plans, multi-functional furniture, and creative storage solutions. This not only made the office functional but also visually appealing.

*Strategic Scheduling: They implemented a carefully planned construction schedule to meet the tight deadline. They utilized pre-fabrication techniques to reduce on-site construction time and worked with a team of experienced contractors who were well-versed in handling projects with similar constraints.

*Cost-effective Material Selection: They sourced materials that balanced quality and cost-effectiveness. This allowed them to maintain the project within the allocated budget while delivering a high-quality interior.

*Adaptability and Teamwork: Team Vaastushilp remained flexible and adaptive throughout the project. “When unexpected challenges arose, such as adverse weather conditions or supply chain disruptions, we quickly adjusted our plans and collaborated closely with contractors and subcontractors to find practical solutions,” mentions Krishan, whose advice to the budding architects wishing to enter the architectural niche is pragmatic.

Krishan Says

~Network and Collaborate: Building relationships in the industry is key. Collaborate with other professionals, like contractors, real estate agents, and suppliers.

~Stay Updated: Stay updated on the latest trends, materials, and technologies. Attend trade shows, workshops, and seminars to keep your knowledge current.

~Effective Marketing and Branding: A strong online presence through a professional website and social media which highlights your USPs.

~Client Communication: Effective communication with clients is essential. Building strong client relationships can lead to repeat business and referrals.

Patience and Perseverance: Building a successful interior design and business takes time. Be patient and persistent, as success often comes after overcoming challenges.

The Ultimate Vision

As the Principal Architect of Vaastushilp, Krishan’s vision for the future is built on a foundation of innovation, sustainability, and a commitment to elevating India’s interior design and building landscape. Their aspirations revolve around several key principles:

*Technological Advancements: They aim to integrate Building Information Modeling (BIM), virtual reality, and artificial intelligence into their design and construction processes.

*Community Engagement: Their designs will reflect the diversity of India’s cultural landscape and address specific regional challenges. They also aim to involve local craftsmen and artisans to support traditional craftsmanship and boost local economies.

*Education and Skill Development: Vaastushilp will actively invest in education and skill development programs to nurture the next generation of architects, designers, and construction professionals.

*Adaptability and Resilience: The team will stay ahead of trends and challenges, ensuring they can address emerging issues such as climate change, urbanization, and changing lifestyle demands.

*Quality and Ethical Practices: “Our ultimate vision is to be recognized for our unwavering commitment to quality, ethics, and client satisfaction,” concludes Krishan.

**Vaastushilp Awards**

  • IAA 2023 – Excellence in adopting new technologies and imaginative design skills.
  • APAC Insider India Excellence Awards – Best Residential Architecture Practice
  • BUILD 2020– Construction and Engineering Award.

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