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Lecture Prof. Block at Chalmers in Gothenburg

Lecture Prof. Block at Chalmers in Gothenburg

16.11.2016

Invited by Profs. Mohammad Al-Emrani and Morten Lund, Prof. Block will on Monday Nov 21 give a lecture at the Structural Engineering Day 2016 - Shell Structures, organised at Chalmers University.

Armadillo wins DETAIL Readers' Prize 2016

Armadillo wins DETAIL Readers' Prize 2016

11.11.2016

The Armadillo Vault won the DETAIL Readers' Prize 2016! Thanks for everyone who voted for us! The project additionally received an acknowledgment prize of the Special Prize DETAIL Structure 2016. Prof. Block will present the project at the DETAIL Prize Symposium on Nov 11 in Berlin.

Lecture Diederik Veenendaal and Edyta Augustynowicz at Sheffield Hallam University

Lecture Diederik Veenendaal and Edyta Augustynowicz at Sheffield Hallam University

29.10.2016

Invited by Gabriel Tang, Diederik Veenendaal and Edyta Augustynowicz will on Oct 31 present the BRG's shell research in the lectures series "Making: Gridshells" at the Department of Architecture of Sheffield Hallam University.

Lecture Prof. Block and Dr. Tomás Méndez Echenagucia at IUAV

Lecture Prof. Block and Dr. Tomás Méndez Echenagucia at IUAV

19.10.2016

Prof. Block will on Oct 26 give a lecture for the doctoral program at the Department of Architecture of the Università IUAV di Venezia.

Lecture and workshop at SBP Engineers in Stuttgart

Lecture and workshop at SBP Engineers in Stuttgart

10.10.2016

Invited by partner Prof. Mike Schlaich, Prof. Block will on Saturday October 22 give an input lecture to the famous and exciting engineering consultancy Schlaich Bergermann Partner in their main office in Stuttgart, Germany. Dr. Rippmann will continue with an advanced RhinoVAULT workshop.

Lecture Prof. Block at Polytechnic University of Valencia

Lecture Prof. Block at Polytechnic University of Valencia

03.10.2016

Prof. Block will give two lectures at the Polytechnic University of Valencia (UPV), invited by Professors Fernando Vegas López-Manzanares and Adolfo Alonso Durá, at the Department of Architecture, and invited by Professors Carlos Lázaro.

Article on Armadillo Vault in DETAIL

Article on Armadillo Vault in DETAIL

01.10.2016

Check out the article on the Armadillo Vault in DETAIL 10/2016 on "Roof structures" and on DETAIL Online.

Special issue for the IJSS

Special issue for the IJSS

24.09.2016

Guest-edited by Prof. Block and Dr. Van Mele, together with Prof. Corentin Fivet, EPFL, the special (triple!) issue on "Graphical methods for structural design" presents a most interesting collection of papers around recent and exciting developments in this field. Particularly also check out our paper on "three-dimensional graphic statics".

IASS 2016 Symposium in Tokyo

IASS 2016 Symposium in Tokyo

22.09.2016

With eight papers, the BRG will be strongly represented at the 2016 Symposium of the International Association for Shell and Spatial Sturctures (IASS), held Sept 26-30 at the University of Tokyo.

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