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

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

07.01.2019

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

Lecture by Dr. Matthias Rippmann at the Bauwelt Symposium BAU 2019

Lecture by Dr. Matthias Rippmann at the Bauwelt Symposium BAU 2019

02.01.2019

Invited by Bauwelt, Dr. Matthias Rippmann will speak at the Bauwelt Symposium at BAU 2019 in Munich on Jan 15.

Lecture by Dr. Matthias Rippmann at BMI conference at BAU 2019 in Munich

Lecture by Dr. Matthias Rippmann at BMI conference at BAU 2019 in Munich

01.01.2019

Invited by the German Federal Ministry of the Interior, Building and Community (BMI) and the German Federal Institute for Research on Building, UrbanAffairs and Spatial Development (BBSR), Dr. Matthias Rippmann will give a keynote lecture at the conference "Efficient, Qualitative and Digital – Ways towards the Future of Building” in Munich on Jan 14.

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