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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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BRG part of CISM course on computational masonry mechanics

BRG part of CISM course on computational masonry mechanics

24.07.2021

Invited by Profs. Katalin Bagi and Maurizio Angelillo, Prof. Block and Dr. Iannuzzo are invited as lecturers for the International APT Course on "Discrete Computational Mechanics of Masonry Structures", organised by the International Centre for Mechanical Sciences (CISM) on July 26-30 in Udine, Italy. 

Lecture Prof. Block at Leichtbau BW symposium

Lecture Prof. Block at Leichtbau BW symposium

05.07.2021

Invited by Prof. Julian Lienhard, Prof. Block will give the opening lecture at the symposium "Leichtbau im urbanen System", organised on July 15 by Leichtbau BW.

Seminar Prof. Block to doctoral school ULB Faculty of Architecture

Seminar Prof. Block to doctoral school ULB Faculty of Architecture

01.06.2021

Invited by Prof. Salvator-John Liotta, Prof. Block will on June 9 give a lecture to the doctoral school research seminar on "Architecture & Constructive Cultures" at the ULB Faculty of Architecture.

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