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The Block Research Group (BRG) at the Institute of Technology in Architecture at ETH Zürich 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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Apply now - Three PhD positions in Architecture & Technology

Apply now - Three PhD positions in Architecture & Technology

30.01.2019

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, 2019.

Talk Prof. Block at École des Ponts ParisTech

Talk Prof. Block at École des Ponts ParisTech

17.11.2018

Invited by the Laboratoire Navier, Prof. Block will on Nov 27 hold a research colloquium at the École des Ponts ParisTech.

Department lecture Prof. Block at Marne-La-Vallée Architecture

Department lecture Prof. Block at Marne-La-Vallée Architecture

16.11.2018

Invited by Prof. Marc Mimram, Prof. Block will on Nov 27 give a department lecture at the School of Architecture of Marne-La-Vallée in Paris.

Lecture Dr. Tomás Méndez Echenagucia at Universidad de Granada

Lecture Dr. Tomás Méndez Echenagucia at Universidad de Granada

14.11.2018

Dr. Tomás Méndez Echenagucia invited for lecture on November 22nd at the Department of Architecture of the Universidad de Granada, Spain. 

Lecture Dr. Tom Van Mele at Autodesk University in Las Vegas

Lecture Dr. Tom Van Mele at Autodesk University in Las Vegas

05.11.2018

BRG co-director Dr. Tom Van Mele will on Nov 15 give a lecture on the open-source COMPAS framework in the Theatre at Autodesk Univesity 2018 in Las Vegas. 

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