(born 1950) is an Indian architect
.. He is a member of the Bombay Heritage Committee and New Delhi Lutyens Bungalow Zone Review Committee.
Hafiz Contractor was born in Bombay in a Parsi family
. He did his Graduate Diploma in architecture from Academy of Architecture, Mumbai
in 1975 and completed his graduation and MS in Architecture from Columbia University
, New York City on a Tata
Hafeez Contractor started working in 1968 as an apprentice
with his uncle T. Khareghat even while doing his studying architecture which at the time was a seven year program. In 1977 he became the associate partner in the firm. Between 1977 and 1980, he was a visiting faculty at the Academy of Architecture, Mumbai
He started his firm, Architect HC, in 1983 with two people. One of his first success stories was the Vastu building at Worli Seaface. He then bagged projects in Pune for Karia Builders and a lot of residential buildings. He has also designed The Imperial I and II
, the tallest buildings in India
His projects spread across India. He is also known for his green initiatives.