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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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Paper in International Journal of Space Structures

Paper in International Journal of Space Structures

25.08.2016

Check out Masoud's new journal paper on three-dimensional graphic statics in the International Journal of Space Structures.

Prof. Block at Meetings on Architecture at the Biennale Architettura 2016

Prof. Block at Meetings on Architecture at the Biennale Architettura 2016

16.08.2016

Prof. Block has been invited to participate on Aug 27, 2016 in the Meetings on Architecture on Structures/Materials at the Biennale Architettura 2016. The other panel particpants are Werner Sobek, Simón Vélez, Solano Benítez, and moderator Alejandro Aravena. 

Invited lecture Prof. Block at Holcim Betontagung at ETH Zurich

Invited lecture Prof. Block at Holcim Betontagung at ETH Zurich

15.08.2016

Prof. Block will give a lecture at the 21st Holcim Betontagung on August 24, 2016 at the ETH Zurich. His lecture "NEST / HiLo - Innovativer Betonbau der Zukunft" contributes to this year's theme of "Bauen digital in Beton - eine (R)Evolution?".

Beyond Bending and Droneport on DETAIL Online

Beyond Bending and Droneport on DETAIL Online

28.07.2016

Nice mentions of the BRG contributions to the Venice Architecture Biennale 2016 in an article by Frank Kaltenbach in DETAIL Magazine 7+8/2016 and by Jakob Schoof in DETAIL Online!

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