Our journey from college grads to designing 100 buildings a day.
Changing the face of Indian villages – Our social cause at PillarPlus
There is no greater joy nor greater reward than to make a fundamental
difference in someone’s life.
– Mary Rose McGeady
Shortage of MEP consultants
Any architectural floor plan requires engineering blueprints of fire safety, electrical and plumbing. Unfortunately, violations of engineering regulations are frequent due to a shortage of experts. For example, stinking bathrooms are widespread in India. The 2019 Surat fire accident resulted in the death of 15 teenagers and led us to write software that monitors law violations in blueprints. The algorithms evolved into automated AI tools generating the blueprints directly that always comply with building codes.
Our MEP design tool
Our MEP consultants use artificial intelligence-based software to ensure fast project completion, high-quality construction and accurate cost estimates. The strong motive of contributing to the country’s betterment through quality infrastructure has led us to excel in the MEP industry in no time. An effectual intent and a team of result-oriented enthusiasts is what makes PillarPlus stand out. Our radical idea has been the talk of the town ever since it was introduced in the market. Soon, we could expand our network by working with some of the most eminent architects, consultants and builders across India and the world.
Completing 100+ MEP projects
Our company achieved one of many milestones by completing 100 projects recently, which is a consequence of constant dedication towards achieving excellence in what we do. Besides working in numerous locations within India, PillarPlus partnered with international architects and builders to execute projects globally. With each project, our beliefs and objectives have grown stronger, i.e., to induce technology for enhancing the infrastructural facility.
Setting up 100 public toilets – Our social cause
As a triumph of completing 100 projects, PillarPlus wanted to make its foundation more profound by giving back to society. So, to commit to a social cause, PillarPlus plans to install 100 public toilets all over the country in the next 6 months.
The notion behind the social cause
We identified poor plumbing practices when Naman Kasliwal, one of our founders, travelled to Bihar for a project. The dilapidated condition of the public toilets in the village left him wondering about the health hazards they possess. The bathrooms were unclean, filthy, lacked cleanliness and necessary facilities like ventilation, electricity and water.
After taking extensive feedback about the problems faced by localities daily, he realized the urgent need to improve public toilets all over the country. He shared his views on the current situation, and our team at PillarPlus started to create a plan.
Why does this problem exist?
The research revealed a significant shortage of concerned consultants and a lack of awareness among the public. While there are many government schemes like Swachh Bharat Abhiyan, National Health Mission, National Urban Sanitation Policy, National Rural Sanitation Policy, there are not enough consultants working in the domain. So, we at PillarPlus decided to take social responsibility into our own hands and contribute our share to society. Our designers, software team and MEP consultants came together to brainstorm and innovate new ideas.
Working towards the goal
We took the opportunity of revealing our prototype of a public toilet as a token of celebration. Our team takes great pride in getting the first public toilet installed in a remote town in Jaipur – Ramgarh, a place that had not witnessed a public toilet ever before.
Image: Inauguration of the first public toilet in Ramgarh, Jaipur
We installed the next toilet in the village of Bahelodh.
Image: Public toilet at Bahelodh built for a school
We are improving the designs of public toilets by using our technology and expertise. Our AI-based software generates effective sanitation plans, electrical blueprints and plumbing drawings for the public toilet layout. At PillarPlus MEP Consultancy, we believe in creating an impact. The ideology runs across the team and is designing these toilets at zero costs to transform the face of Indian villages.