Gregory Hall

Gregory Hall

Greg Hall

Gregory Hall



  • B.Arch., The University of Texas at Austin
  • Ph.D., The University of Hong Kong
First year at SCAD:

The potential to have a positive impact on student's experience, to help them begin the path to licensure and practice, and to help them understand the realities and responsibilities of practice and the satisfaction of collaboration


Working in architecture firms in a variety of overseas locations and the United States and collaborating with international interdisciplinary design teams, and establishing and operating an independent architecture practice in the U.S.; learning to speak, read and write Japanese; making a difference in students' educational experience and preparation for licensure and practice

Awards, recognition and honors

Fulbright Fellow, 1993-1994, William J. Fulbright Foreign Scholarship Board, Washington, D.C.; Mrs. Li Ka Shing Fund Management Grant, 1994, University of Hong Kong; the Outstanding Young Persons Award, 1994, Osaka Junior Chamber, Osaka, Japan; Robert Black College Scholarship, 1993, University of Hong Kong; Paris Prize/First Prize, 1987, Lloyd Warren Fellowship Competition, Van Alen Institute (former National Institute for Architectural Education and Beaux Arts Institute of Design), New York City; School Prize, 1982 and 1984, Innovative Use of Aluminum, ACSA/ Reynolds Aluminum, Washington, D.C., and New York City; Second Prize, 1982, William Van Alen Architect International Architecture Design Competition, Van Alen Institute, New York City; Dik Vrooman Scholarship, 1982, School of Architecture, University of Texas at Austin


American Institute of Architects; Architectural Society of China; Association of Collegiate Schools of Architecture; Hong Kong University Alumni Association; International Association for Continuing Education and Training; National Council of Architectural Registration Boards; National Eagle Scout Association; Ex-students' Association of the University of Texas; United States Green Building Council

Publications and presentations


  • "Issues in Professional Practice," scheduled publication 2013.
  • Construction in Hong Kong: Issues in Technology Transfer and Labour Supply. London. Avebury Press, 1996; Co-author with S. Ganesan and Y. H. Chiang; Author, Chapter 7; "Innovations Abroad and Potential for Adaptation in Hong Kong."
  • 8 AIT, Architecture, Imagination, Technology, Octavo Design Limited, Hong Kong. Chinese-English language journal of architecture and building technology for the Asia-Pacific market, 1997; founder, editor, and publisher.
  • "Defining Design," in International Yearbook, Volume 4:20-23. Images Publishing, Sydney, Australia, 1998.
  • "Can We Increase Labour Productivity Further in Hong Kong?" Hong Kong Papers in Design and Development. 1:95-102. Centre of Architecture and Urban Design for Hong Kong and China, Department of Architecture, University of Hong Kong; Co-author with Y. H. Chiang and S. Ganesan, 1998.
  • "Building for Hong Kong's Modern Century" (in Chinese) Time + Architecture, 2:20-23; 3:239-240. Department of Architecture and Urban Planning, Tongji University, Shanghai, June 1997.
  • "Pacific Rim Country Report - China." Architectural Record, PR5, July 1996.


  • "Professional Architecture Education at SCAD," AIA Principals' Roundtable, Atlanta AIA, Atlanta, 2012
  • "Essential NCARB," NCARB annual meeting and conference, Washington, D.C., 2011
  • "Leveraging Academic and Professional Partnerships: Inspiring Future Architects," AIA National Convention, Miami 2010, and ACSA annual meeting, New Orleans, 2010
  • "Design Management and Design Collaboration," School of Architecture, Philadelphia University, Philadelphia, 2010
  • "Alternate Paths to NCARB Certification," Build Boston, Boston, 2008; 2009; Alien Architects Committee, Boston Society of Architects, Boston, 2008
  • "Design, Global Practice, and Collaboration," School of Architecture, University of Nevada, Las Vegas, Nev., 2009; department of architecture, Texas A&M University, College Station, Texas, 2007
  • "Kansai International Airport and Renzo Piano Building Workshop," department of architecture, Savannah College of Art and Design, Savannah, Ga., 2005
  • "Architecture Design Management," American Institute of Architects, Savannah, Ga., 2005
  • "Architecture Projects: Management and Collaboration," Department of Architecture, Savannah College of Art and Design, Savannah, Ga., 2004; School of Architecture and Environmental Design, Kent State University, Kent, Ohio, 1997; College of Architecture, University of Houston, Houston, Texas, 1997; College of Architecture, University of Arizona, Tucson, Ariz., 1997

Previous Positions

Director, education, National Council of Architectural Registration Boards, Washington, D.C.; professor of architecture and year-four studio master, department of architecture, SCAD Savannah; independent private practice, Greg G. Hall Architect PC, Cashiers, North Carolina; design consultant, project manager, Dennis Lau & Ng Chun Man Architects and Engineers, Hong Kong; teaching assistant and part-time lecturer, department of architecture and department of landscape architecture, University of Hong Kong; project manager/designer, building design department, Takenaka Corporation, Osaka, Japan; project manager/designer, Renzo Piano Building Workshop, Paris, France, Genova, Italy, and Osaka, Japan; project manager/designer, Massimiliano Fuksas Associés, Paris; project manager/designer, Jean Nouvel et Associés, Paris; project manager/designer, Carlson Associates/Société Auxiliaire d'Entreprise, Atlanta, Georgia; intern architect, Derek Walker Associates, Milton Keynes, U.K.; intern architect, Avery Associates Architects, London; undergraduate intern, American Embassy, U.S. Department of State, Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso; teaching assistant, Summer Academy in Architecture, School of Architecture, University of Texas at Austin

Courses Taught

  • ARCH 241 Construction Technology I
  • ARCH 404 Architecture Design Studio IV
  • ARCH 405 Architecture Design Studio V
  • ARCH 406 Architecture Design Studio VI
  • ARCH 471 Architecture Practice
  • ARCH 490 Portfolio Preparation and Presentation
  • ARCH 706 Architectural Practices
  • ARCH 707 Architecture Design Studio VII
  • ARCH 708 Architecture Design Studio VIII: Thesis I
  • ARCH 709 Architecture Design Studio IX: Thesis II
  • ARCH 730 Architecture Design Management
  • ARCH 745 Graduate Seminar in Architecture
  • ARCH 770 Graduate Architecture Portfolio
  • ARCH 775 Global Architectural Practice