Roger Halle (1919-1993), a research architect who devoted his professional practice to reducing the cost of construction. After receiving a graduate degree in architecture from Princeton University, he worked for several architectural firms; and later started his own practice in New York City and Caracas, Venezuela.
Halle held 12 patents in 17 countries for his work. In 1964, he introduced the Halle Building System, and in 1972 he established Halle Building System Company Inc. He wrote many articles to promote his ideas on how to build more with less cost and was published in several publication including Architecture & Engineering News, Progressive Architecture, and The New York Times. He also gave talks and lectures at Princeton University, New York Institute of Technology and HUD-NIBS Conference.