Commercial and Office Vastu
Vastu has a great impact on office spaces which helps the business and the owner to grow and prosper. More and more companies are increasingly accepting the concept of Vastu application in their office interiors. Since using Vastu Shastra does not disturb the modern look, it has gained wide acceptance all over the world. Big business firms and the wealthiest people all over the world have already adopted Vastu in their personal as well as professional life. The purpose of Vastu is to create good energy which is consistent and neutralizes negative energies. Good Vastu planning has the biggest positive impact on reaching your goal.
Every space has an aura/energy field. When space and its energy are not aligned with the elements, people around the office may not feel comfortable. When space is optimized according to Vastu, people like to seat and love work in an efficient way. Vastu principles can be used to maximize the flow of positive energy in any space.
Benefits of Vastu for office / Commercial Space
It brings a harmonious working environment that supports you and everyone in the office. It brings balance to the natural environment around you.
Reduces attrition rate and employees enjoy working in the space.
The efficiency of all the employees is increased as the energy of the office is balanced which makes the people more energetic and happy.
There will be beneficial business negotiations. You will be able to win business negotiations and sign an important deals.
Vastu helps in increasing creativity as well as productivity.
People will be less stressed and enjoy their work more.
Vastu vibrations help in motivating employees, retaining them, and also improving their performance. Management will be able to make full use of their talent. People do not leave the job, they leave a toxic work environment (Bad Vastu).
Many of them can achieve a “work-life balance” in the workspace.
It will likely make your visitor feel positive.
Important Aspects of Vastu to be Considered:
Shape and Size of the Office
Layout Plan of the Placement of Rooms / Cabins
Brahmsthan – Energy Centre
Place of Business Promotion/Marketing Area
Main Entrance (door) of the office
Location of the Owner
Placement of CEO, CFO, Manager, and other key staff as per their profile.
Place of Financial/Accounts department
Staff placement and even its orientations
Location of the conference room
The Direction of the Marketing activities/Display
Colors for the interior as well as the exterior of the office
The Direction of the AC, Electrical mains, also Coolers.
The Direction of the Pantry, Canteen
Placement of Toilets
The Placement & Direction of Windows
Location of the Higher zone as well as Lower zone
Location of the Dry zone and Wet zone
A place for a temple or Pooja room
In addition to the above consider the following placements for office Vastu: Office gadgets like computers, fax, Server, Printer & Phone, Paintings, displays, promotions, etc in the office
While deciding upon any office setup designing and decorating the office with aesthetic trends is not enough. Design your workplace according to Vastu to ensure bountiful output, good profit, and efficiency in work. Vastu’s suggestions are very simple yet most effective.
According to recent research, the ability to focus is a real challenge for today’s employees. Vastu-compliant plan brings a harmonious working environment that supports you and everyone in the office.
The work performance of employees can be increased by organizing space in harmonious ways. Like the right business plan is a crucial ingredient for any successful business venture, a harmonious seating plan in the office is an important consideration. Good Vastu design helps you to reduce the waste of time on unproductive things and reallocate for an important task. You will be able to think clearly and be more productive at work.
Vastu Tips for Office – Corporate offices
The slope of the floors should be towards the North-East direction of the office. The slope should be in proportion to the size of the office. It has been found that while lowering the northeast zone, the outer area of the said premises goes higher. This makes the Vastu of the office more defective.
Provide more open space should be left in the east, north, or north-east direction. The calculation of open space should be based on the size of the premises.
Building height can be equal on all sides; otherwise South and Western sides should be taller in height as compared to the East and North. This should be according to the size and height of the property.
Seating arrangements as per Vastu Shastra
Place cabin of Directors including Chairman, general manager and, also senior executives in south, west and south-west zone of the office. It should be placed according to its functions and authority. Strictly follow the size of the cabin and its entrance location according to Vastu Shastra.
Locate the administrative and HR section either in the Southeast or northeast section of the office block. Make sure that they have their desk position according to their function and seniority.
Locate the marketing section in the wind zone of the office. Their desk should be oriented as per their duties and seniority.
Place a worship area or prayer space or a temple in the tranquil zone of the North-East corner. Keep this area neat and clean. Also, avoid storing heavy material in the NEE, NE & NNE blocks of the northeast zone.
The right place for the reception counter is in the northeast portion of the office. The receptionist should face toward the door.
Place the conference room according to the type of business activity. The direction of the conference must be in the true Vaastu zone to support business and networking business ideas.
Toilets, Tanks, and Staircases in the office as per Vastu
Avoid toilets in the northeast, southeast, or southwest zone of the office. Strictly follow a compass degree, to locate the toilets under the guidance of a Vastu expert.
Build a septic tank in the specified area of the northwest zone. The depth of the septic tank should be checked with the depth of the underground water tank as well as the bore well.
Well, bore well, underground reservoirs, sinks, pools and also, and swimming pools should be in the zone of water elements. It should not be on the northeast axis.
Provide a staircase at the specific compass degree of the South or West part of the building.
Place overhead water tank either in the South-West or South. Avoid above the owner’s cabin. The height of the top floor should be checked with the other directions.
Other important Vastu tips for office
Cars, motorcycles, and light commercial vehicles can be parked in the specified area towards the North-West of buildings. North-East should always be free from parking zones. The vehicles should be parked facing specific directions based on their uses.
Develop lawns with big avenue trees on the South and West sides. Also develop Small lawns with fountains etc. (without big trees) in the North-East, North and, even in the East.
You can only grow small plants in this zone. Having a small plant on your desk is a great way to add the calming elements of nature to your office space. In addition, the oxygen that plants release will improve your air quality and give you renewed energy throughout the day. Live plants are energy enhancers. It cleans the space.
Staff quarters may be built on the East without touching the East wall, in the North, West, or South-East. Multi-storied flats may be constructed in the South zone without touching the main factory building.
Place staff canteen and dining room in the fire quadrant of the South-East.
Place the security room near gates in such an advantageous position so that the guards can see approaching persons, vehicles, etc. without any obstruction. Avoid north-East direction for a guard room or security cabin.
Keep weighing machines in North-West or Central-East, if required in the office.
Finally, place photocopying machines, servers, Wi-fi routers, panels and, also camera monitors in the fire quadrant of the South-East zone.
Professional Vastu planning in the work environment facilitates learning and knowledge sharing increases employee retention and engagement. It reduces burnout, sparks innovation, and improves the overall performance of the employees.
The good news is, many imbalances in the offices can be quickly and easily corrected using simple “Vastu cures” like layout re-arranging, desk reorientation, adding healthy plants, using water fountains and artwork.