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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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Matthias Rippmann +

Matthias Rippmann +

01.01.2020

It is with deep sadness that we share that Matthias Rippmann passed away on Saturday, August 24, 2019. We are devastated to lose our dear friend, long-term colleague and senior scientist. We grieve for him and his family. He will be sorely missed! R.I.P., Matze…

KnitCandela wins A'N Best of Design 2019 Award

KnitCandela wins A'N Best of Design 2019 Award

04.12.2019

KnitCandela is a winner in the Digital Fabrication category of the 2019 AN Best of Design Awards.

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29.11.2019

Front-page feature on Dr. Mariana Popescu in TagesAnzeiger.

Swedish Concrete Award 2019

Swedish Concrete Award 2019

22.11.2019

The Swedish Concrete Association has awarded the NCCR Digital Fabrication the 2019 Swedish Concrete Award. We are pleased that the BRG's sustainable concrete construction innovations are through this recognised! 

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