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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.

Prof. Block appointed Visiting Professor at MIT

Prof. Block appointed Visiting Professor at MIT

20.12.2018

Invited by Prof. J. Meejin Yoon, Prof. Block has been appointed Visitng Professor at the Department of Architecture at MIT. As part of the 150 Years Architecture at MIT programme, he will, together with Prof. Philip F. Yuan, teach a one-month design-build workshop in Shanghai in January 2019. 

Design-build workshop at Tongji / Archi-Union in Shanghai

Design-build workshop at Tongji / Archi-Union in Shanghai

20.12.2018

The BRG is together with Tongji University and Archi-Union architects organising the design-build workshop "Robotic Force Printing" in Shanghai, China. Next to Prof. Block, the BRG teaching team consists of Kam-Ming Mark Tam and Gene Ting-Chun Kao.

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