2017 Memorial

Kamal Hadker

Born in 1941, Kamal Hadker completed his Bachelor of Engineering Degree from the University of Mumbai in 1963. After working under the guidance of his father, Mr. N. B. Hadker, for two years, he proceeded to London, UK to work for British Consulting Engineers. He returned to India in 1968 and joined the rapidly expanding practice of M/S Hadker Prabhu and Associates.

Kamal Hadker has distinguished himself in the design of some of the country’s most prominent landmarks. Some of these are – The Bombay Stock Exchange, The ICICI Building in Mumbai, Public Utility Building in Bangalore, MRF Headquarters in Madras, The Andheri Sports Complex and the Wankhede Stadium in Mumbai and the IFCI Building in New Delhi.

Some significant landmarks designed by him include India’s tallest commercial building in Steel – Sunshine Tower – which also won an INSDAG Award, Residence Antilia for Mukesh Ambani, City Centre Kolkata and the Indian School of Business in Hyderabad.

He worked with International Architects such as WATG, SOM, RTKL, and JPA who have worked on Indian projects.

Introduction to Sterling:

Sterling Engineering Consultancy Services Private Limited founded by Mr. N. B. Hadker in the late 1950’s and registered in 1978 offers engineering design services for the built environment. Throughout four successful decades, Sterling has earned a reputation for creative contributions to engineering and architectural design, technical excellence, remarkable cost and material efficiency and responsive service to Clients all over India and abroad.

Sterling has completed projects in India, United Arab Emirates, Saudi Arabia, Mauritius, Iraq and Sri Lanka. Many of these projects have been in collaboration with architects of international repute.

Structural concepts developed by Sterling include a variety of Steel, Concrete and composite construction systems. Such concepts have often established entirely new vocabularies in architectural and engineering solutions, which reflect state-of-the-art technology.