Prof. Block will give as part of his tenure track process a departmental lecture at his home department. Come to the ETH Hönggerberg campus on April 1, 2014 (this is not a joke!) at 18:00, HIL E 4 to find out what Prof. Block and the BLOCK Research Group have been up to, or just to support Prof. Block with his tenure track!
Prof. Block has been invited by Prof. Niloy Mitra to co-organize the 2014 edition of Advances in Architectural Geometry (AAG), to be held in London, UK from September 18-21, 2014, as Scientific Chair together with Profs. Jan Knippers and Wenping Wang. Submissions are welcomed now!
Prof. Block has been invited as Session Chair for the FABRICATE 2014 conference, which will be held at ETH Zurich on February 14-15, 2014. The conference is hosted by Fabio Gramazio and Matthias Kohler, Professorship for Architecture and Digital Fabrication at ETH Zurich, in cooperation with Bob Sheil and Ruairi Glynn from the Bartlett School of Architecture, University College London.
Prof. Block has been invited on the managment committee as delegate for Switzerland of the new European Cooperation in the field of Scientific and Technical Research (COST) Action TU1303: "Novel structural skins: Improving sustainability and efficiency through new structural textile materials and designs". The BLOCK Research Group will also be part of the research clusters “Advanced numerical simulation” and “Structural skins”.