Hafeez Contractors's footprints are indelibly stamped across India's built environment. He was born in Mumbai and did his schooling from Boy's Town Boarding School, Nasik. After completing his architectural studies from the Academy of Architecture in Mumbai and New York's Columbia University, his career began in 1968 as an apprentice with his uncle Architect T. Khareghat. Hafeez wanted to join the army but it was his uncle who spotted his talent and helped him enroll in an architecture course. As a youngster Hafeez used to visit his uncle's office and one day he spotted a mistake in a project: a faulty window design. Hafeez corrected it even before studying architecture. That day changed his life.
Hafeez Contractor became an associate partner in his uncle's firm in 1977. In 1982, he began his own practice, with dedication to design excellence, efficient delivery and sophistication in building technology as his hallmarks. Constantly eager to create structures that exemplify functional and aesthetic qualities. Hafeez Contractor has shaped and changed Urban Built Landscape of the country through his provocative unpredictable revolutionary ideas in executing wide range of architectural projects like bungalows; residential developments; hospitals; hotels; corporate offices; banking and financial institutions; commercial complexes; shopping malls; educational institutions; recreational and sports facilities; townships; airports; railway stations, urban planning and civic redevelopment and infrastructure projects.
Hafeez Contractor was a member of the Bombay Heritage Committee and New Delhi Lutyens Bungalow Zone Review Committee. Hafeez Contractor is currently empanelled and working with various housing boards of different states including Maharashtra, Rajasthan, Bihar, Chhattisgarh, Karnataka and Madhya Pradesh.
Hafeez Contractor heads the largest Architectural firm in the country with 530 employees, comprising of architects, town planners, interior designers, landscape artists, civil engineers, CAD operators and graphic designers. The firm has to its credit 2500 satisfied clients, with 72 Crores Square feet of ongoing projects in 100 cities and 5 countries.
29, Bank Street,
Mumbai, Mumbai, Maharashtra - 400023