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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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Armadillo vault shortlisted for Structural Awards 2017

Armadillo vault shortlisted for Structural Awards 2017

01.11.2017

We are very pleased and proud to announce that the Armadillo Vault has been shortlisted for The Structural Awards 2017, in the categories "small projects" and "structural artistry"!

BRG organises compas workshop at ACADIA 2017

BRG organises compas workshop at ACADIA 2017

29.10.2017

The Block Research Group will give an intensive compas workshop from Oct. 30 to Nov. 1 at ACADIA 2017, organised at MIT in Cambridge, MA, USA. Registration for workshops opens on Sep 1 - don't miss out on getting one of the spots!

Prof. Block external examiner Bartlett's AD programme

Prof. Block external examiner Bartlett's AD programme

10.09.2017

Invited by Prof. Frédéric Migayrou and programme director Giles Retsin, Prof. Block is invited together with Mark Burry, Sandra Manninger and Marcelyn Gow as external reviewer for the Architectural Design (AD) programme at The Bartlett School of Architecture at UCL in London, UK.

BRG at Design Modelling Symposium Paris 2017

BRG at Design Modelling Symposium Paris 2017

02.09.2017

The Block Research Group will be well represented at the Design Modelling Symposium Paris 2017 with two presentations, by Mariana Popescu and Shajay Bhooshan.

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