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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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Keynote at IStructE Asia-Pacific Forum 2017

Keynote at IStructE Asia-Pacific Forum 2017

20.11.2017

Prof. Block will on December 1, 2017 give one of the keynote lecture at the 9th Institute of Structural Engineers Asia-Pacific Forum on "Going Digital in Structural Engineering", organised by the Tongji Architectural Design Group in Shanghai, China.

Armadillo vault shortlisted for Structural Awards 2017

Armadillo vault shortlisted for Structural Awards 2017

17.11.2017

We are very pleased and proud to announce that the Armadillo Vault has been shortlisted for The Structural Awards 2017, in the categories "small projects" and "structural artistry", receiving a commendation in the former!

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