brg_robots_1434648408.jpgmlkvaulttx_stonevault_picture_div_019_1425049852.jpgtx-shell-06_1438853513.jpg6j0a4766_cropped_1465487102.jpgbeyond bending 4879_1464606045.jpgmass_opt_webimage-01_1473079932.jpg01_dmsc_photo_1456141788.jpgall_2d_subdivided_schemes_1425476969.jpgfloor-cut_1451418288.jpgyp7a1300-cropped_1403168974.jpgdsc02774_cropped_1465488221.jpg2015-07-25 11.17.31_cropped_1438852974.jpg05_box_with_voids_force_diagram_1456142074.jpgmaragkoudaki_brg6_1464606753.jpgdsc-0320-cropped_1403168925.jpghilo_03_1425233530.jpg20160527-img_7640jpg_27259491692_o_cropped_1465487424.jpgilekfunnelshell_prototype_picture_timberstructure_005_1425057286.jpgmlkvaulttx_stonevault_picture_div_022_1425049924.jpgeettv_vault_picture_perspective_008_1425050333.jpgnyc-pavilion-01_1444429382.jpg02_crop_armadillovault_anna-maragkoudaki_1464626902.jpgfunicularfunnel_vaultmodel_picture_nervimodel_020_1425051409.jpgmlkvaulttx_stonevault_picture_div_018_1425049832.jpgresearch_diagram_form-force-fink-ags_1424454262.png6j0a4769_cropped_1465487214.jpgmlkvaulttx_stonevault_picture_div_016_1425049791.jpg03_crop_armadillovault_anna-maragkoudaki_1464626861.jpg2015-07-25 11.04.59_cropped_1438853218.jpgeth-pavilion-ny_06r_1432910918.jpg2015av29-0169.405_1432909531.jpgeettv_vault_picture_perspective_010_1425050359.jpg01_cropped_1464790458.jpgform_and_force_polyehdron_07_1424793065.jpgbeyond bending 4861_cropped_1465489264.jpgdigitalstereotomy_vault_image_023_1425054699.jpgblocklab-testing-table_1397048537.pngeettv_vault_picture_perspective_015_1425050436.jpgcomparison_1434974340.jpgbrg_dezeen_2880x1620_72dpi_jpg_1465559796.jpgdsc_0023v2_1434962060.jpgeettv_vault_picture_perspective_009_1425050346.jpgimg_2292_cropped_1464770097.jpgfunicularfunnel_vaultmodel_picture_nervimodel_022_1425051452.jpgresearch_floor_picture_side-view_1424644452.jpgmaragkoudaki_brg2_1464622434.jpg130614-transmaterial-workshop-1179-1376925953_1397047948.jpgmaragkoudaki_brg4_1464622272.jpgrv__0000s_0005_layer 6b_1469715521.jpgbeyond bending 4887_1464606068.jpgcable-net_5_1455874637.jpg

About

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....

More...

More NewsLatest news

Apply now - Three PhD positions in Architecture & Technology

Apply now - Three PhD positions in Architecture & Technology

31.01.2017

The "Doctoral Programme in Architecture & Technology", organised by the Institute of Technology in Architecture (ITA), offers three PhD fellowships (full-time, fully funded positions). If you are interested in joining the BRG, certainly apply!! Deadline for applications is January 31, 2017.

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!!

More PublicationsSelected Publications

ETH ZurichDARCHITA

 

ETH Zurich
Institute of Technology in Architecture
Block Research Group
Stefano-Franscini-Platz 1, HIB E 45
8093 Zurich, Switzerland
paulson@arch.ethz.ch
block.arch.ethz.ch

+41 44 633 38 35  phone
+41 44 633 10 53  fax

Copyright © 2009-2017 Block Research Group, ETH Zurich, Switzerland.