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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 Prof. Block at Oskar von Miller Forum

Lecture Prof. Block at Oskar von Miller Forum

18.05.2017

Prof. Block is very honoured to give an input lecture at the Oskar von Miller Forum in Munich. Join for this keynote on June 1.    

Interview Prof. Block in MODULØR

Interview Prof. Block in MODULØR

03.05.2017

Check out the article on Prof. Block by Katharina Marchal for the architecture magazine MODULØR, issue 3/17.

Lecture Dr. Tomás Méndez Echenagucia at Detmold School of Architecture

Lecture Dr. Tomás Méndez Echenagucia at Detmold School of Architecture

01.05.2017

Lecture Dr. Tomás Méndez Echenagucia on May 9 at the Detmold School of Architecture of the Ostwestfalen-Lippe University of Applied Science in Germany.

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