Elaya Jeeva – Founder, E & J Associates, Chennai
Set up in 2013, E&J Associates is collaborating successfully to create places, and transcending the standardized typologies and pre-set criteria of superficial, commercial architecture. Good design not only creates beautiful spatial experiences but also enhances modern living, and with that objective in mind experienced designer Elaya Jeeva is transforming structures with outstanding architectural clarity, character and usefulness. E&J have been producing architect whose forms and fine details articulate the fundamental design idea to add something distinctive and delightful to the quality of places and lives.
After Chennai main office, E&J is planning to open two more offices in South India and expand its reach. With new innovations and trendy designs, they are marching ahead to next level architectural solutions. Creative minds of Jeeva have been the driving force behind E&J. According to her,
“I chose this career because it was my mom’s dream. It is a carving within to create something that will make others happy and delighted. Executing dream projects of clients who trust us makes us happy.”
E&J Associates offer services ranging from architecture and interior design turnkey solution. It has undertaken projects across residential architect, commercial, industrial and public spaces. They would go to any extent to satisfy their customers and enhance their life style. Jeeva’s passion for art and inborn talent in designing led her to take up architecture as the major field of study and she tries to portray the same passion to their business, which always helps as she loves and enjoys what she creates.
Jeeva gives full credit to her mother who has encouraged her to excel in this field, which is duly supported by her husband. Her dedicated service has created positive word of mouth among clients, who now refers new work to them. E&J Associates is very particular about client servicing. They are into thorough requirement analysis before going full-cycle with their solutions into planning, designing and execution. They adhere to industry trends and through result-oriented approach provides the best space utilization solution. However, at every step they maintain utmost transparency with their clients. Up till now, the corporate office of Global Logistics and SRM Institute are the two major projects which she considers very close to her heart.
Her work has been duly recognized as she has bagged the ‘Femminee Times Women Award’ & ‘Women Icon Professional Entrepreneur Award’. She feels that there’s no substitute to hardwork, and to shine bright in entrepreneurial circle, one has to be patient. To all budding professionals in this field, she advises to stay calm and focus on gathering knowledge and experience before starting with their own. Instead of losing faith, one should learn from their past errors and march forward to achieve greater heights.