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The Block Research Group (BRG) at the Institute of Technology in Architecture at ETH Zurich is led by Prof. Dr. Philippe Block and Dr. Tom Van Mele. Research at the BRG focuses on several core areas, including analysis of masonry structures, graphical analysis and design methods, computational form finding and structural design, discrete element assemblies, and fabrication and construction technologies....

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BRG organises Boisbuchet workshop

BRG organises Boisbuchet workshop

06.06.2017

The BRG is honoured to have been invited to organise a workshop at Boisbuchet this summmer. Reserve you spot for some crazy form finding in our workshop "Unidentifeid Funicular Object"! Registration is on a first-come, first-served basis, so hurry up...

Lecture Juney Lee at EPFL

Lecture Juney Lee at EPFL

31.01.2017

Organised by Prof. Corentin Fivet at EPFL, on Monday Feb. 6th, Juney Lee will present his research at the international seminar on "3D Graphic Statics: Past, Present & Future".

ETH Medal for Matthias Rippmann

ETH Medal for Matthias Rippmann

20.01.2017

Dr. Matthias Rippmann recieves an ETH Medal, for outstanding doctoral thesis, given to the best 8% of all PhD theses at ETH Zurich! He will recieve it on Jan 20. A very big congratulations to Dr. Funicular!!

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