“What I find most fascinating is the possibility of personally being able to create and effect change through Archiipedia.”
Arti Sudhir Nair (Director &Founder, Archiipedia.com)
Arti Sudhir Nair is the Director & Founder at Archiipedia.com, a niche digital platform connecting all professionals and vendors of Architecture, Building Construction, Design, Decoration and Allied Services, with consumers and customers, under one umbrella.
Arti is an experienced architect, interior design professional, having worked with many architecture firms and builders. With 20 years of rich experience in design execution and project management, she is now successfully running her own Architecture and Interior Design Marketplace, Archiipedia.com.
ARTI’S CAREER & JOURNEY TO ARCHIIPEDIA
Her deep interest in the field of architecture took her to Pune University where she completed her Bachelors in Architecture. As she wanted to explore the Art and Science behind designing and building, she started her career with CNT Bangalore as a design intern. Later, she poured more knowledge into her creative brain while working with reputed architecture firms like Venkataraman Associates and builders like Sobha Developers. She also has had a long stint as an entrepreneur providing different turnkey interior design services to her clients.
Intrigued by the esteemed Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s grand vision for Digital India, and the need for architects and allied professionals to grow their referral network, Arti led the foundation of Archiipedia.com in 2019.
The Founder envisions creating a digital presence for every design professional or vendor of the building construction industry across the nation via Archiipedia.com.
To boast off, Arti is a strong advocate of using local labour and artisans in all her turnkey interior design projects. She says, “I want to be remembered as someone who made a striking difference in the lives of people and did her bit for social and environmental sustainability by spreading awareness about the same and impacting economic progress and stability.”
Archiipedia.com is a Digital Listing, Advertising branding platform that attempts to draw the limelight on the best available talent in Architecture and Interior Design. It serves as a B2B and B2C platform that helps its customers promote their businesses and products through listings and advertisements, therefore growing a referral network and generating good leads for their businesses.
Furthermore, ‘Archii-log’, Archiipedia’s multi blogger architecture blog, aims to be a valuable source of information, educating consumers with various design methodologies, latest products, and design services of the building construction industry.
“We cater to 25 different categories of professionals and retail outlets including Architects, Interior Designers, Landscape Designers, Civil Contractors, Painting Contractors, Landscape Designers and a lot more,” mentioned Arti.
ARTI’S LEADERSHIP PHILOSOPHY
Arti firmly believes in John C Maxwell’s words of wisdom. To put it, “A leader is one who knows the way, shows the way and goes the way.” Arti is strong, persistent in her efforts, and leads by an example to motivate her committed team, thereby achieving better results.
FEATHERS IN THE CAP
Arti has added many feathers to Archiipedia’s cap by positioning it uniquely in the corporate world. “India Excellence award 2019” from Blind Wink For “Best Online platform for Architecture and Building Construction Industry, “Brand Icon Award 2019-2020’’ by Times Cyber Media For “Business Excellence Innovative Concept”, Indian Achievers’ Award 2020–21 for Most Promising Startup, “Business Icon of India 2021” by Blossom Media are a few to list. Arti has recently been awarded the Indian woman Entrepreneur Of The Year 2021 title by GreatCompanies.
Arti, with her consistent zeal and passion, has created a platform that attracts anyone desirous of building their home, helping them find professionals and products under one umbrella.
Arti is indeed an inspiration for many budding women entrepreneurs around the world. To motivate future leaders, she says, “Believe in yourself, and surround yourself with positive people who support your goals. Give your best in whatever you do.”