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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 !! Engineering postdoc position

APPLY NOW !! Engineering postdoc position

01.09.2018

The Block Research Group is offering a full-time engineering research position as post-doc in computational masonry assessment. For more information, check out our available positions page.

Prof. Block receives Rössler Prize

Prof. Block receives Rössler Prize

05.07.2018

Prof. Block is deeply honoured to have been awarded the 2018 Rössler Prize, for most promising young professor at ETH Zurich, selected by the ETH Board.

COMPAS master class at IASS 2018 in Boston

COMPAS master class at IASS 2018 in Boston

30.06.2018

The Block Research Group will give a two-day master class on computational graphic statics through the COMPAS framework at IASS 2018. Sign up if you want to learn how to juggle form and forces in two and three dimensions!

Keynote Prof. Block at 10th International Masonry Conference in Milan

Keynote Prof. Block at 10th International Masonry Conference in Milan

28.06.2018

Invited by Prof. Gabriele Milani, Prof. Block will give a keynote at the 10th International Masonry Conference, organised on July 9-11, 2018 at the Politecnico di Milano, Italy.

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